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- 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...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 189.95
In order to feed their burgeoning populations, developing nations will need to double cereal production by 2050. Lal (natural resources, The Ohio State University) collects work by soil scientists and ecologists to explore possible solutions to this impending agricultural crisis. Contributors address the impact of projected climate change on soil q 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...
- Fulcrum Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95
In accessible and inspiring prose, leading environmental activist Laurie David explains why global warming is the most urgent issue facing our planet. Rousing statements by those who have joined her Virtual March, including Senator John McCain, Senator Barack Obama, and many others, show how this imperative issue transcends politics. more...
- Transworld 2009; US$ 14.67
Climate change is upon us. Make no mistake: disasters such as Hurricane Katrina are the tip of a rapidly melting iceberg. While we must still press our governments to take action to mitigate the most extreme effects of global warming, it is now beyond doubt that prevention will not be enough. We clearly need to plan for the worst. But good advice... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 17.99
Decisively cutting through the hyperbole on both sides of the debate, distinguished NASA climatologist Claire L. Parkinson brings much-needed balance and perspective to the highly contentious issue of climate change. Offering a deeply knowledgeable overview of global change past and present, the author lays out a compelling argument that our understandings... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 16.99
A vivid and illuminating portrayal of the surprising ways that climate change will affect the world in the near future?politically, economically, and culturally While reporting just outside of Darfur, Stephan Faris discovered that climate change was at the root of that conflict, and began to wonder what current and impending?and largely unanticipated?crises... more...