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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 149.99
Climate change presents perhaps the most profound challenge ever confronted by human society. This volume is a definitive analysis drawing on the best thinking on questions of how climate change affects human systems, and how societies can, do, and should respond. Key topics covered include the history of the issues, social and political reception... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 120.00
The Institute for Mathematical Sciences at the National University of Singapore hosted a Spring School on Fluid Dynamics and Geophysics of Environmental Hazards from 19 April to 2 May 2009. This volume contains the content of the nine short lecture courses given at this School, with a focus mainly on tropical cyclones, tsunamis, monsoon flooding and... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 9.99
The Little Data Book on Climate Change is based on World Development Indicators 2011, the World Banks premier data publication. It provides a broad overview of climate change data and includes a diverse set of indicators selected from both the global economic and scientific communities. These indicators reflect recognition of the intrinsic relationship... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Controlling deforestation, which is responsible for about one-fifth of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, has become a major tool in the battle against global warming. An important new international initiative - Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) - provides economic incentives to forest users to encourage preservation... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95
This is a companion book to Earthscan?s 2010 book Climate Change Adaptation and International Development . This book consists of summarised case studies looking at climate change mitigation specifically in Asia, the region producing the most greenhouse gas emissions. It examines international development from the perspective of climate change mitigation... more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 9.29
Climate change is the greatest challenge that the world has ever faced. This book summarises the science of what is happening to the planet - both globally and using Scotland as a local case study. It moves on, controversially, to suggest that politics alone is not enough to tackle the problem. At root is our addictive consumer mentality. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 39.00
At the recent UN Climate Change Conferences in Copenhagen, Cancun and Durban, the developed nations promised hundreds of billions of dollars in financial aid to help developing countries overcome global climate change dangers. The developed nations will need to spend many more billions to limit their own greenhouse gas pollution, the main cause of... more...
- University of Cape Town Press 2009; US$ 23.00
This book is based on scenarios developed for the South African Department of Environment that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and form the basis for a national, long-term climate policy. The strategic options outlined in the book will enable South Africa to turn climate change mitigation into a pro-growth, pro-job and pro-development strategy... more...