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  • The Social Construction of Climate Changeby Mary E. Pettenger

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95

    Adopting two constructivist perspectives – norm-centred and discourse – to explore the social construction of climate change from a broad, theoretical level to particular cases, this volume offers a greater understanding of why current efforts to mitigate climate change have failed and provides academics and policy makers with a new understanding... more...

  • Climate Change and Adaptationby James Adejuwon; Vicente Barros; Ian Burton; Jyoti Kulkarni; Rodel Lasco; Neil Leary

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    ?This book provides valuable lessons that will improve public policy and the quality of decisions that will affect generations to come.? Richard Moss, Senior Director Climate and Energy, United Nations Foundation ?An excellent addition to the body of knowledge on adaptation to climate change from the developing world, which has been largely missing... more...

  • Climate Change and Vulnerabilityby Cecilia Conde; Jyoti Kulkarni; Neil Leary; Anthony Nyong; Juan Pulhin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    ?Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.? Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme ?Important reading for students and practitioners alike.? Martin... more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation in the Water Sectorby Pavel Kabat; Fulco Ludwig; Michael van der Valk; Henk van Schaik

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 100.00

    Today?s climate variability already has a large impact on water supply and protection. Millions of people are affected every year by droughts and floods. Future climate change is likely to make things worse. Many people within the water sector are aware that climate change is expected to have serious consequences for water resource management, but... more...

  • Sudden and Disruptive Climate Changeby Michael MacCracken

    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...

  • Implementing the Climate Regimeby Jon Hovi; Geir Ulfstein

    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...

  • From Kyoto to the Town Hallby Anders Biel; Lennart J Lundqvist

    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...

  • The Organization of Global Negotiationsby Joanna Depledge

    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...

  • Climate Change and Globalization in the Arcticby Carina Keskitalo

    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...

  • Climate Change and Foreign Policyby Paul G. Harris

    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...