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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
'An impressive accomplishment.? Al Gore, Former Vice President of the US, co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, and author of An Inconvenient Truth ?Offers positive solutions that no rational person, organization or government can ignore - except at their peril.? Stephen H. Schneider, Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Stanford... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Global warming is the most severe environmental challenge faced by humanity today and the costs of responding effectively will be high. While Russia's ratification of the Kyoto Protocol ensures the treaty's entry into force, lack of capacity, or incentives to renege on their commitments, will impede mitigation efforts in many countries. An important... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
International agreements such as the Kyoto Protocol, EU regulation and country-specific national climate policies offer some hope of addressing climate change. But all too often implementation of these high level objectives is derailed at the sub-national, local and - perhaps most important - individual level, by a variety of structural, policy and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
The basic assumption of this book is that the organization of a negotiation process matters. The global negotiations on climate change involve over 180 countries and innumerable observers and other participants, addressing enormously complex and economically vital issues with conflicting agendas. For the UN to create an effective and well-supported... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
Climate change vulnerability assessment is a rapidly developing field. However, despite the fact that such major trends as globalization and the changing characteristics of the political and economic governance systems are crucial in shaping a community?s capacity to adapt to climate change, these trends are seldom included in assessments. This book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
Climate Change and Foreign Policy: Case Studies from East to West and its companion volume, Environmental Change and Foreign Policy: Theory and Practice , examine and explain the role of foreign policy politics, processes and institutions in efforts to protect the environment and natural resources. They seek to highlight international efforts to... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 14.99
"The real fault line in American politics is not between liberals and conservatives.... It is, rather, in how we orient ourselves to the generations to come who will bear the consequences, for better and for worse, of our actions." So writes David Orr in Down to the Wire, a sober and eloquent assessment of climate destabilization and an urgent... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 199.00
Studies the history and gives an analysis of extreme climate change on Earth. In order to provide a long-term perspective, this title briefly reviews some of the wild gyrations that occurred in the Earth's climate hundreds of millions of years ago: snowball Earth and hothouse Earth. It also summarizes data obtained from ice cores. more...
- Earthscan 2009; US$ 136.00
Climate change is dramatically affecting freshwater supplies, particularly in the developing world. The papers in this volume present a powerful case for and exploration of different freshwater adaptation strategies in the face of global climatic change.The volume centres on six detailed case studies, from India, China, Mexico, Brazil, the lower Danube... more...