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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
Down to the Wire is a major wake-up call, offering a wide range of pragmatic, far-reaching proposals--some of which have already been adopted by the Obama administration--for how we might reconnect public policy with rigorous science, bring our economy into alignment with ecological realities, and begin to regard ourselves as planetary trustees for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95
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...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98
With Broeker as his guide, award-winning science writer Robert Kunzig looks back at Earth's volatile climate history so as to shed light on the challenges ahead. Ice ages, planetary orbits, a giant 'conveyor belt' in the ocean ... it's a riveting story full of maverick thinkers, extraordinary discoveries and an urgent blueprint for action. Likening... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 100.00
This volume describes more than 400 separate policy actions that IEA Member countries took to mitigate climate change in the energy sector during 1999. Listings are provided for each country with classifications of actions into five major policy approaches: fiscal policy; market policy; regulatory policy; R&D policy; and policy processes. In addition,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 75.00
Technology can make a significant contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector. But it can only do so if efforts to develop and deploy advanced energy technologies are redoubled and if technological advances are combined with measures that discourage the emitting of carbon by making it more expensive. Efforts with a near-term... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08
Applies advanced new economics methodologies to assess possible impacts of climate change on the US economy; for graduate students, researchers and policymakers. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 179.00
Climate Change and Policy provides first hand insight into climatologists? strategies in dealing with uncertainty via simulation models. The text also explores the social, political and economical requirements in future prognoses on climate change. more...