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Climatic changes

  • 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...

  • Research, Action and Policyby Margaret Alston; Kerri Whittenbury

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Research, Action and Policy: Addressing the Gendered Impacts of Climate Change presents the voices of women from every continent, women who face vastly different climate events and challenges. The book heralds a new way of understanding climate change that incorporates gender justice and human rights for all. more...

  • Climate Change and Cultural Dynamicsby David G. Anderson; Kirk Maasch; Daniel H. Sandweiss

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 110.00

    The Middle Holocene epoch (8,000 to 3,000 years ago) was a time of dramatic changes in the physical world and in human cultures. Across this span, climatic conditions changed rapidly, with cooling in the high to mid-latitudes and drying in the tropics. In many parts of the world, human groups became more complex, with early horticultural systems replaced... more...

  • Climate Science for Serving Societyby Ghassem R. Asrar; James W. Hurrell

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This volume offers a comprehensive survey and a close analysis of efforts to develop actionable climate information in support of vital decisions for climate adaptation, risk management and policy. Arising from submissions and discussion at the 2011 Open Science Conference (OSC) of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP), the book addresses research... more...

  • Climate Change for Football Fansby James Atkins

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2011; US$ 7.99

    By introducing the parallel of the world?s favorite sport, this exploration of climate change policy steers clear of the scientific jargon and data that populate most books on the issue. Written as a series of conversations between Joe, a soccer fan who thinks that worrying about climate change is a waste of time, and Professor Igor, a climate change... more...

  • Mass Balance of the Cryosphereby Jonathan L. Bamber; Antony J. Payne; John Houghton

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 193.00

    A detailed and comprehensive overview of observational and modelling techniques for all climate change, environmental science and glaciology researchers. more...

  • The Coming Global Superstormby Art Bell; Whitley Strieber

    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...

  • Climatic Change and Its Impactsby Martin Beniston

    Springer 2005; US$ 139.00

    Climatic Change is a rapidly evolving domain that has prompted the publication of numerous scientific works in recent years, reflecting both the public and scientific interest in the topic. This book focuses upon climate processes, variability and change and applies the general principles related to these issues, particularly in Switzerland. more...

  • Cities and Climate Changeby Michelle Betsill; Harriet Bulkeley

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 69.95

    Climate change is one of the most challenging issues of our time. As key sites in the production and management of emissions of greenhouse gases, cities will be crucial for the implementation of international agreements and national policies on climate change. This book provides a critical analysis of the role of cities in addressing climate change... more...

  • Climate Change and Managed Ecosystemsby Jagtar Bhatti; Rattan Lal; Michael J. Apps; Mick A. Price

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 220.00

    Featuring contributions from leading experts in the field, Climate Change and Managed Ecosystems examines the effects of global climate change on intensively constructed or reconstructed ecosystems, focusing on land use changes in relation to forestry, agriculture, and wetlands including peatlands. The book begins by discussing the fragility of ecosystems... more...