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- CABI 2004; US$ 100.00
Dealing with climate change is generally considered to be one of the greatest challenges for the coming decades. Changes in precipitation are likely to have a major impact on the hydrological cycle and subsequently on the environment and food production. more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 16.95
If you think that global warming means slightly hotter weather and a modest rise in sea levels that will persist only so long as fossil fuels hold out (or until we decide to stop burning them), think again. In The Long Thaw , David Archer, one of the world's leading climatologists, predicts that if we continue to emit carbon dioxide we may eventually... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 56.00
How do our everyday lives affect climate change? This book compares four different sites in the United States, and looks at the human factors affecting climate change (such as greenhouse gas emissions), how these factors are changing, and what can be done to mitigate the effects at a local level. 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...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 145.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
Rigorously revised and updated, the 7th edition retains its popular tried and tested structure and remains the most comprehensive guide to the earth's weather processes, climatic conditions, and human impacts on climate change. New features for the 7th edition incude: * extended coverage of regional climates - Australasia, sub-arctic and polar regions,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95
Climate change is one of the most challenging issues of our time. As key sites in the production and management of emissions of greenhouse gases, cities will be crucial for the implementation of international agreements and national policies on climate change. This book provides a critical analysis of the role of cities in addressing climate change... 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...
- Profile 2009; US$ 12.24
With Broeker as his guide, award-winning science writer Robert Kunzig looks back at Earth's volatile climate history so as to shed light on the challenges ahead. Ice ages, planetary orbits, a giant 'conveyor belt' in the ocean ... it's a riveting story full of maverick thinkers, extraordinary discoveries and an urgent blueprint for... 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...