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  • Climate Policy Uncertainty and Investment Riskby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 97.00

    Our climate is changing. Less certain, however, is the timing and magnitude of climate change, and the cost of transition to a low-carbon world. This book identifies how climate change policy uncertainty may affect investment behaviour in the power sector. For power companies, where capital stock is intensive and long-lived, those risks rank among... more...

  • Climate Variability, Climate Change and Social Vulnerability in the Semi-arid Tropicsby Jesse C. Ribot; Antonio Rocha Magalhães; Stahis Panagides

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 44.00

    Global warming is the ultimate climate change; this book displays climate variability through past experiences. more...

  • Climate Warsby Gwynne Dyer

    Oneworld Publications 2010; US$ 16.95

    Waves of climate refugees. Dozens of failed states. All-out war. From one of the world?s great geopolitical analysts comes a terrifying glimpse of the strategic realities of the near future, when climate change drives the world?s powers towards the cut-throat politics of survival. Prescient and unflinching, Climate Wars will be one of the most important... more...

  • Climate Warsby Harald Welzer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 25.00

    Struggles over drinking water, new outbreaks of mass violence, ethnic cleansing, civil wars in the earth’s poorest countries, endless flows of refugees: these are the new conflicts and forces shaping the world of the 21st century. They no longer hinge on ideological rivalries between great powers but rather on issues of class, religion and resources.... more...

  • Das wild gewordene Elementby Reto Müller

    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...

  • The Ecology of Snow and Ice Environmentsby Johanna Laybourn-Parry; Martyn Tranter; Andrew J. Hodson

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 62.99

    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...

  • Energy Security and Climate Policy - Assessing Interactionsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 97.00

    World energy demand is surging. Oil, coal and natural gas still meet most global energy needs, creating serious implications for the environment. One result is that CO 2 emissions, the principal cause of global warming, are rising.  . This new study underlines the close link between efforts to ensure energy security and those to mitigate climate... more...

  • Energy and Climate Policy: Bending the Technological Trajectoryby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Energy and Global Climate Changeby Anilla Cherian

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.95

    Energy and Global Climate Change : Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide focuses attention on two urgent global development challenges faced by the UN and its member states: access to sustainable energy for all, and global climate change. This book presents compelling evidence about an often neglected aspect of the energy-climate change-development... more...

  • Ethik des Klimawandelsby Dominic Roser; Christian Seidel

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 68.68

    Der Klimawandel wirft eine Reihe von neuen ethischen Fragen auf: Sind wir wirklich verpflichtet, den Klimawandel zu stoppen? Wer muss wie viel Klimaschutz leisten? Dürfen wir am Ende nicht mehr in den Urlaub fliegen? Die Antworten auf diese komplexen Fragen bestimmen sowohl den heutigen Lebensstil als auch die zukünftigen Lebensmöglichkeiten der Menschen.... more...