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Climatic changes; Government policy; European Economic Community countries; Congresses

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  • Global Warming Teacher's Resource Guide CDby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95

    Designed to work with both differentiated levels of Think Green, these 24-page guides were developed in consultation with several state educational standards and contain multiple components. Three lesson plans are included. These lesson plans are divided into sections; vocabulary, preview, reading the text, discussing the meaning, word work, extending... more...

  • Down to the Wireby David W. Orr

    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...

  • Arguing About Climate Changeby Marc David Davidson

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 46.50

    Intergenerational justice requires that climate risks to future generations be handled with the same reasonable care deemed acceptable by society in the case of risks to contemporaries. Such general standards of conduct are laid down in tort law, for example. Consequently, the validity of arguments for or against more stringent climate policy can be... more...

  • Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Riversby Jamie Pittock

    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...

  • Global Warmingby Mark Maslin

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    Global warming is arguably the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century. This Very Short Introduction provides a concise and accessible explanation of the key topics in the debate: looking at the predicted impact of climate change, exploring the political controversies of recent years, and explaining the proposed... more...

  • Fixing Climateby Wallace Broecker

    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...

  • Dealing with Climate Changeby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • Dealing with Climate Change: Policies and Measures in IEA Member Countries 2001by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 100.00

    This volume details more than 200 new policies and measures that were taken in the year 2000 to address energy-related emissions in IEA member countries. Actions are listed for each of the 26 IEA Member countries under five major headings: fiscal policy, tradable permits, regulatory instruments and voluntary approaches, R&D policy, and policy processes.... more...

  • Energy Technology And Climate Changeby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • Developing CDM Projects in the Western Balkansby Massimiliano Montini

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 146.01

    This volume will be useful not only to those specifically interested in the Western Balkan area, but represents a broader example of lessons learned in the development of CDM projects. more...