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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2003; US$ 40.00
Global climate change cannot be understood without knowing the fundamental principles of science, economics and politics that condition our policy choices. To that end, the contributors to this volume, experts in their respective fields, take a comprehensive look at the major issues involved. This volume is written for policymakers and informed citizenry... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
Snow and ice environments support significant biological activity, yet the biological importance of some of these habitats, such as glaciers, has only recently gained appreciation. Collectively, these ecosystems form a significant part of the cryosphere, most of which is situated at high latitudes. These ice environments are important sentinels of... more...
- Columbia University Press 2000; US$ 43.99
Scientists and policymakers are beginning to understand in ever-increasing detail that environmental problems cannot be understood solely through the biophysical sciences. Environmental issues are fundamentally human issues and must be set in the context of social, political, cultural, and economic knowledge. The need both to understand how human... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95
This publication presents a portrait of the social advantages and limitations of climate change related modeling in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region. It addresses the implied but largely uncritiqued relationships between scientific modeling knowledge and local adaptation responses, as well as theoretical perspectives on modeling and adaptation. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 67.00
Technological innovation can lower the cost of achieving environmental objectives, so it is important to understand how environmental policy design and technological innovation are linked. This is particularly true in the area of climate change where the estimated future costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions are affected greatly by the technological... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 265.00
Session 1 Experience of the historical impacts of climate change on natural hazards Session 2 Facing the challenge ? landslides (and other natural hazards) and climate change Session 3 Advances in hazard modelling and prediction (short- and long-term) Session 4 Experience of landslide hazard and risk management and better practices... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 463.95
In this ready reference, a global team of experts comprehensively cover molecular and cell biology-based approaches to the impact of increasing global temperatures on crop productivity. The work is divided into four parts. Following an introduction to the general challenges for agriculture around the globe due to climate change, part two discusses... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
The Handbook on Climate Change and Human Security is a landmark publication which links the complexities of climate change to the wellbeing and resilience of human populations. It is written in an engaging and accessible way but also conveys the state of the art on both climate change research and work into human security, utilizing both disciplinary... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 28.39
Der vorliegende 2. Band der Berner Forschungen zur Regional-geschichte beruht auf der Lizentiatsarbeit von Reto Müller, vorgelegt bei Prof. Dr. Christian Pfister, Universität Bern.Die Arbeit gliedert sich in zwei Teile: Im ersten Teil werden die beiden Mittellandhochwasser von 1852 und 1876 komperativ dargestellt. Dabei wird vorab der Frage nachgegangen,... more...