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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
The clock is relentlessly ticking! Our world teeters on a knife-edge between a peaceful and prosperous future for all, and a dark winter of death and destruction that threatens to smother the light of civilization. Within 30 years, in the 2030 decade, six powerful 'drivers' will converge with unprecedented force in a statistical spike that could tear... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 55.95
From the author of the bestseller 'Ecohouse' this challenging and exciting text gives you an insight into the real changes that are necessary to give our modern day built environment both 'sustainability' and 'survivability'. The book is based on the premise that climate change is going to happen and its impacts on our lives are going to be far worse... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 139.95
Presenting a global perspective of climate change effects on agricultural production, this volume considers the consequences of changes in the atmosphere and climate for the integrity, stability, and productivity of agroecosystems. It melds together theoretical contributions from ecologists and the applied perspective of agriculturalists. This book... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 160.00
This is the first book dedicated to the developing knowledge on how the world's largest ice sheet formed and changed over its 34 million years history. In explaining the story of Antartica, information on terrestrial and marine geology, sedimentology, glacier geophysics (including airborne reconnaissance), shipborne geophysics, and numerical ice sheet... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 126.00
Humans? effect on the earth's climate will have potentially far-reaching impacts on society and nature. We know that there are trade-offs among policies that limit global warming, but the benefits have so far received far less attention from policy makers than have the costs. 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...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 213.00
Temperature and other climate variables are currently changing at a dramatic rate. As observations have shown, these climatic changes have serious consequences for all organisms and their ability to adapt to changing environmental conditions. Birds are excellent model organisms, with a very active metabolism, they are highly sensitive to environmental... more...