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- 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...
- 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...
- Melbourne University Press 2012; Not Available
An idealistic twenty-something environmentalist. A retired right-wing finance minister. All their lives, they've happily ignored each other. Until now. Anna Rose, environmental crusader since the age of fourteen and co-founder of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, is on a mission. This is the story of her biggest challenge yet: a whirlwind... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
Failure by the international community to make substantive progress in reducing CO2 emissions, coupled with recent evidence of accelerating climate change, has brought increasing urgency to the search for additional remediation approaches. This book presents a selection of state-of-the-art geoengineering methods for deliberately reducing the... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 179.00
The second edition of this book has been completely updated. It studies the history and gives an analysis of extreme climate change on Earth. In order to provide a long-term perspective, the first chapter briefly reviews some of the wild gyrations that occurred in the Earth's climate hundreds of millions of years ago: snowball Earth and hothouse... more...