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- 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$ 59.99
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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99
Die nationale Umsetzung des EU-Emissionshandels zeigt eine hohe Varianz im Hinblick auf das umweltpolitische Ambitionsniveau. Während Deutschland den Markt mit Emissionslizenzen überschwemmte und Kohleunternehmen großzügige Privilegien einräumte, legte Großbritannien seiner Wirtschaft spürbare Reduktionslasten auf. Wolfgang Gründinger zeigt, dass... more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.99
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...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2012; US$ 6.65
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 journey... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00
How could geoengineering technology help to limit the impact of global warming? This collection of papers from Springer?s Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology examines techniques varying from carbon sequestration to solar radiation management. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00
In a fully updated second edition, this book offers both history and analysis of extreme climate change on Earth. The book provides an complete and independent summary of the latest data on ice ages and interglacial periods, independent of theory or analysis. more...