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- Wiley 2015; US$ 14.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Atria Books 2001; US$ 6.99
Killer tornadoes. Violent tropical storms. Devastating temperatures. Are these just the prelude to an unprecedented environmental disaster in our near future? Two of America's leading investigators of unexplained phenomena -- Art Bell, the top-rated late-night radio talk-show host, and Whitley Strieber, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 79.95
Environmental Change explores the nature, causes, rates and directions of environmental change throughout earth history. Huggett introduces the interdependent parts of the natural environment - cosmic, ecological, geological - and the dynamic nature of the environmental system. Integrating a wealth of examples and illustrations from around the world,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 199.00
Our views and understanding of variations in climate, geomorphological processes and the interrelationships that exist between climatic changes and land surface changes, both now and in the past, have developed greatly over the last decade. This book aims to encapsulate some of these recent advances and focuses on the integration of research that... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 199.00
Research input constitutes a key component in the development of international environmental regime formation. Science-policy interaction is, however, complex and difficult, particularly because it is an encounter between two distinct systems of behaviour: the scientific ideal of impartiality and disinterestedness and the political reality of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This new book explains why the international community has responded with a sense of fatalistic passivity to climate change. It presents a distinct critique of realism through the study of this topic, commonly overlooked in international relations. The author argues that the realist view rests on a dangerous contradiction; far from delivering security... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 249.00
Global climate change - rapid, substantial and human induced - may have radical consequences for life on earth. The problem is a complex one, however, demanding a multi-disciplinary approach. A simple cost-benefit analysis cannot capture the essentials, nor can the issue be reduced to an emissions reduction game, as the Kyoto process tries to... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 339.00
year simulations in order to separate noise in the system from the climate change signal. Several contributing papers focused on case studies using Regional Climate Models (RCMs) linked to hydrological models, applied to the analysis of runoff under conditions of convective activity and extreme precipitation, in regions of complex topography, or stakeholder-driven... more...