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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 98.00
A comprehensive and up-to-date review by the leading experts from a range of disciplines, this book presents issues of most relevance to Africa: disease, energy generation, desertification, drought, sea-level rise, and sustainable development. An invaluable reference for all researchers and policy makers with an interest in climate change and Africa. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 59.95
As the worlds largest industry, tourism both contributes to and will be dramatically affected by climate change. This is an examination of the relationship between tourism and climate change, of interest not only to students of tourism but to policy makers and the industry who will have to respond to the challenges posed. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.00
The role of the built environment on global warming is seen to be of increasing relevance. In this book, contributors of international repute offer a wide perspectivet on the subject. This new paperback edition offers insights and techniques regarding design and management of buildings and urban settlement and discusses the issues of accountability... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 64.99
In this volume, an improved Integrated Assessment methodology is used to analyze climate change impacts on agriculture, water resources, unmanaged ecosystems, irrigation, and land use in the United States and the economic implications of these impacts. This book contains a series of papers documenting the methods, models, analysis, and results of this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 79.95
This book presents a range of current views on the use of economic measures to control greenhouse gas emissions. the authors discuss the responsiveness of the energy market to changes in prices, taxes and incomes. The book's concern with global warming involves analyses of possible energy use both in the long and short term. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 274.00
History and Climate Change is a balanced and comprehensive overview of the links between climate and man's advance from early to modern times. It draws upon demographic, economic, urban, religious and military perspectives. It is a synthesis of the many historical and scientific theories, which have arisen regarding man's progress through the ages.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 86.00
This book presents a detailed description and analysis of the international regime that was established in 1992 to combat the threat of global climate change. It covers not only the obligations and rights of countries under the regime, but also explains how the ongoing climate negotiations work. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Global climate change raises important questions of international and intergenerational justice. In this important new book, the author places research on the origins and spatio-temporal impacts of climate change within the broader context of distributive justice and sustainable development. He argues that a range of theories of distribution ? notably... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 199.95
This collection was prepared by Bhatti (research scientist, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service), Lal (soil physics, Ohio State U.), Apps (retired, senior scientist, Natural Resources Canada), and Price (emeritus, livestock growth and meat production, U. of Alberta, Canada). Examining scientific issues of climate change and its potent more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 27.00
Leading economists address ten of the most serious challenges facing the world today: Climate Change, Communicable Diseases, Conflicts, Education, Financial Instability, Corruption, Migration, Malnutrition and Hunger, Trade Barriers, Access to Water. World experts evaluate various policy options for each problem, stimulating the debate on prioritising... more...