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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 128.00
This book is a rebuttal of the common belief that grave environmental consequences are associated with the issues of global warming and nuclear hazards. Firstly, it is argued that after 25 years of research no-one has actually found evidence for greenhouse warming. Instead, the heat has caused the evaporation of ocean water to increase cloud coverage,... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 152.95
This book chronicles the discovery and analysis of animal fossils found in one of the most important paleontological sites in the world?Porcupine Cave, located at an elevation of 9,500 feet in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. With tens of thousands of identified specimens, this site has become the key source of information on the fauna of North America's... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 75.00
Greenhouse gas emissions trading and project-based mechanisms for greenhouse gas reduction are emerging market-based instruments for climate change policy. They are also increasingly viewed as cost-effective, flexible and environmentally efficient instruments for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00
Edited by Shardul Agrawala. Climate change poses a serious challenge to social and economic development in all countries. While international commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are essential, adaptation to the impacts of climate change must also be integrated into sectoral and economic policies worldwide. This volume examines the implications... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 19.99
An outstanding overview on global warming---and what we can do about it---from a distinguished world-class authority Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way beyond the planet?s limits. In this book Mayer Hillman explains the real issues: what role technology... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 65.95
How can greenhouse gases be controlled and reduced? Will it be in time? This book adds a significant new contribution to the crucial climate change/global warming debate. Incorporating the key political and legal considerations into `real world' applied economic analysis, the authors provide a unique focus on the wider political economy of the problem.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
To date, research on the economic implications of climate change on fisheries has been both limited and fragmented. The contributors to this volume remedy the lack of attention by investigating the economic consequences of pelagic fish fluctuations in the recent past in order to understand how to adapt and respond to future climate changes. more...
- World Health Organization 2000; US$ 31.50
A balanced assessment, based on currently available scientific knowledge, of the effects that climate change may have on the environment in Europe and the health of its populations. Written in non-technical language, the book responds to growing public and political concern about the consequences of such widely publicized phenomena as global warming... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 29.95
Global climate change poses not only environmental hazards but profound risks to planetary peace and stability as well. Climatic Cataclysm gathers experts on climate science, oceanography, history, political science, foreign policy, and national security to take the measure of these risks.The contributors have developed three scenarios of what the... more...