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- International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 14.00
Efforts to control atmospheric accumulations of greenhouse gases that threaten to heat up the planet are in their infancy. Although the IMF is not an environmental organization, environmental issues matter for the organization's mission when they have major implications for macroeconomic performance and fiscal policy. Climate change clearly passes... 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Controlling deforestation, which is responsible for about one-fifth of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, has become a major tool in the battle against global warming. An important new international initiative - Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) - provides economic incentives to forest users to encourage preservation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
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...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 139.00
How could geoengineering technology help to limit the impact of global warming? This collection of papers from Springer?s Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology examines techniques varying from carbon sequestration to solar radiation management. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 359.00
Uncertainties of information on the problems of global climatology are a principal barrier to understanding the anthropogenic effects on global ecodynamics. The purpose of this book is to summarize existing information and to assess the uncertainties. more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 139.95
Now as we stand at the crossroads, the steps taken by national governments, business communities and others involved in the negotiations will determine which path we will take as a world community, to mitigate and to adapt to climate change. As discussed in the book, in the coming years it is more politics than policies that will determine the way... more...