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- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 18.95
Revisiting the most important topic of our time. The rapid warming of the Earth?s climate has been a concern for decades. Though many of us understand that temperatures will?on average?rise, the science and the resulting social, economic, and political implications of such a change are far-reaching and complex. This new edition has been completely... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 21.99
Get positive suggestions for practical solutions to this heated issue. Hotly debated in the political arena and splashed across the media almost 24/7, global warming has become the topic of the moment. Whatever one's views on its cause, there is no denying that the earth's climate is changing, and people everywhere are worried. Global Warming For... more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 24.99
This book addresses the social implications of climate change and climatic variability on indigenous peoples and communities living in the highlands, lowlands, and coastal areas of Latin America and the Caribbean. Across the region, indigenous people already perceive and experience negative effects of climate change and variability. Many indigenous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 42.99
What are the potential adverse impacts of climate change? How can society determine the amount of protection against climate change that is warranted, given the benefits and costs of various policies? In concise, informative chapters, Climate Economics and Policy considers the key issues involved in one of the most important policy debates of our time.... more...
- Counterpoint 2011; US$ 26.00
In Shishmaref, Alaska, new seawalls are constructed while residents navigate the many practical and bureaucratic obstacles to moving their entire island village to higher ground. Farther south, inland hunters and fishermen set out to grow more of their own food?and to support the reintroduction of wood bison, an ancient species well suited to expected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 75.95
This book provides a balanced account of the global environmental issues which threaten our society and which we neglect at our peril. Analysing both social and environmental components of the issues - global warming, ozone depletion, acid rain and drought - the book offers a valuable integrative approach and a detailed analysis of environmental issues... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 42.00
The climate policy debate has been dominated by economic estimates of the costs of policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Yet the models used to derive those estimates are based on assumptions that have largely gone untested. The conventional approach embodies structural features that rule out alternative market outcomes. In addition, the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 64.95
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing global society. The debate over what to do is confounded by the uncertain relationship between increasing greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, and the impact of those changes on nature and human civilization. This book will provide professionals and students alike with the latest information... more...