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  • Climate Policy Options Post-2012by Bert Metz; the Netherlands; Mike Hulme; Tyndall Centre

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 93.95

    This special issue of the Climate Policy journal addresses the following key questions: * What long-term range of policies for climate change adaptation and mitigation should Europe pursue to adequately enhance sustainability on a global level? * What are the implications of long-term European climate strategy for the design of a global post-2012... more...

  • Strategic Facilitation of Complex Decision-Makingby Ariel Macaspac Hernández

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book provides theoretical and practical insights for effective decision making in situations that involve various types of conflict cleavages. Embedding historical analysis, negotiation analysis, political scientific analysis and game theoretical analysis in an integrated analytical framework allows a comprehensive perspective on various dilemmas... more...

  • Taking Action on Climate Changeby Harald Winkler

    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...

  • Climate Change Adaptation in the Water Sectorby Pavel Kabat; Fulco Ludwig; Michael van der Valk; Henk van Schaik

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 100.00

    Today?s climate variability already has a large impact on water supply and protection. Millions of people are affected every year by droughts and floods. Future climate change is likely to make things worse. Many people within the water sector are aware that climate change is expected to have serious consequences for water resource management, but... more...

  • Sudden and Disruptive Climate Changeby Michael MacCracken

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    'An impressive accomplishment.? Al Gore, Former Vice President of the US, co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, and author of An Inconvenient Truth ?Offers positive solutions that no rational person, organization or government can ignore - except at their peril.? Stephen H. Schneider, Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Stanford... more...

  • From Kyoto to the Town Hallby Anders Biel; Lennart J Lundqvist

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    International agreements such as the Kyoto Protocol, EU regulation and country-specific national climate policies offer some hope of addressing climate change. But all too often implementation of these high level objectives is derailed at the sub-national, local and - perhaps most important - individual level, by a variety of structural, policy and... more...

  • Climate Change and Globalization in the Arcticby Carina Keskitalo

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    Climate change vulnerability assessment is a rapidly developing field. However, despite the fact that such major trends as globalization and the changing characteristics of the political and economic governance systems are crucial in shaping a community?s capacity to adapt to climate change, these trends are seldom included in assessments. This book... more...

  • Climate Change, Adaptive Capacity And Developmentby Joel B Smith; Richard J T Klein; Saleemul Huq

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 193.00

    The Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has presented strong evidence that human-induced climate change is occurring and that all countries of the world will be affected and need to adapt to impacts. The IPCC points out that many developing countries are particularly vulnerable because of their relatively... more...

  • ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDSby H.K. Moffatt; Emily Shuckburgh

    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...

  • Valuing Ecosystem Servicesby K. N. Ninan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘This book is a compendium of some of the latest work on valuing ecosystem services, including a range of case studies. These studies begin to address some of the many limitations and caveats clearly noted in the 1997 Nature paper. It will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in this topic and for moving the science and practice of ecosystem... more...