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- University of California Press 2010; US$ 19.95
In The Coming Famine , Julian Cribb lays out a vivid picture of impending planetary crisis--a global food shortage that threatens to hit by mid-century--that would dwarf any in our previous experience. Cribb's comprehensive assessment describes a dangerous confluence of shortages--of water, land, energy, technology, and knowledge--combined with the... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 12.99
Bestselling author Bill McKibben turns activist in the first hands-on guidebook to stopping climate change, the world's greatest threat Hurricane Katrina. A rapidly disappearing Arctic. The warmest winter on the East Coast in recorded history. The leading scientist at NASA warns that we have only ten years to reverse climate change; the British... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 24.95
Flip the switch to energy-efficient lighting This do-it-yourself guide makes it easy to upgrade residential and commercial lighting to reduce costs and environmental impact while maintaining or even improving the quality of the lighting. Filled with step-by-step instructions, Green Lighting shows you how to save money and energy with light-emitting... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 9.99
This study from the Independent Evaluation Group draws lessons for development and climate change mitigation from the World Bank Group's far-reaching portfolio of projects in energy, forestry, transport, coal power, and technology transfer. Reviewing what has worked, what hasn?t, and why, the evaluation?s key findings include:Energy efficiency... more...
- Trinity University Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Moral Ground brings together the testimony of over eighty visionaries?theologians and religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturalists, activists, and writers?to present a diverse and compelling call to honor our individual and collective moral responsibility to our planet. In the face of environmental degradation... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 15.99
Scientists and natives wrestle with our changing climate in the land where it has hit first--and hardest A traditional Eskimo whale-hunting party races to shore near Barrow, Alaska--their comrades trapped on a floe drifting out to sea--as ice that should be solid this time of year gives way. Elsewhere, a team of scientists transverses the tundra,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 54.99
Climate Change is geared toward a variety of students and general readers who seek the real science behind global warming. Exquisitely illustrated, the text introduces the basic science underlying both the natural progress of climate change and the effect of human activity on the deteriorating health of our planet. Noted expert and author Edmond... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 27.99
In its 2001 report on global climate, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of the United Nations prominently featured the ?Hockey Stick,? a chart showing global temperature data over the past one thousand years. The Hockey Stick demonstrated that temperature had risen with the increase in industrialization and use of fossil fuels. The inescapable... more...