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

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  • The Governance of Climate Change Adaptation in Developing Countries: The Case of National Disaster Management in Bangladesh and Pakistan in Comparative Perspectiveby Tina Peissker

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 32.54

    Hauptbeschreibung The prospect of the adverse effects that global climate change will have on human societies, opened up a discourse about the way adaptation should be managed. In order to finance adaptation measures in the most severe affected countries, the parties of the Kyoto Protocol established the Adaptation Fund in 2007. In view of the limited... more...

  • Die Klimakatastrophe - ein Fehlalarm? Die kritischen Stimmen mehren sichby Ulfried Weißer

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 42.20

    Es gilt als politische Notwendigkeit, weltweit den Ausstoß von Kohlendioxid zu senken, um eine künftige gefährliche Erwärmung von mehr als 2 Grad Celsius zu vermeiden. In der Fachwelt gibt es jedoch hierzu keinen Konsens, wie immer wieder behauptet. Vielmehr stehen sich zwei Lager gegenüber: Auf der einen Seite die politisierenden Klimaforscher, die... more...

  • Cost of Floods on Pakistan?s Economyby Javeria Niazi

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 23.14

    With an average annual rainfall of less than 240 mm, Pakistan is one of the most arid countries in the world. Every year, during the monsoon season from July to September, Pakistan experiences heavy rainfalls. However, this year the substantial amount of unexpected monsoon rainfall resulted in heavy floods as a consequence of the absence of adequate... more...

  • Adaptionsplanungby Kirsten Meyer

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 104.85

    Der Klimawandel macht nicht nur Klimaschutz, sondern auch die Anpassung an den Klimawandel 'Adaption' notwendig. Die Adaption erfordert Zukunftsprognosen und bedeutet, Entscheidungen unter Unsicherheit zu treffen. Daher müssen Maßnahmen flexibel und veränderbar sein. Die Vermittlung von Entscheidungen ist unter diesem Aspekt eine Herausforderung,... more...

  • Climate Warsby Harald Welzer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 25.00

    Struggles over drinking water, new outbreaks of mass violence, ethnic cleansing, civil wars in the earth?s poorest countries, endless flows of refugees: these are the new conflicts and forces shaping the world of the 21st century. They no longer hinge on ideological rivalries between great powers but rather on issues of class, religion and resources.... more...

  • Globale Abkühlungby Hans-Josef Fell; DIN e.V.

    Beuth 2013; US$ 18.89

    Der Energieexperte Hans-Josef Fell stellt in seinem Buch "Globale Abkühlung" neue Strategien gegen die Klimablockade vor. Mit seinen Thesen möchte der Autor die festgefahrene Klimaschutzdiskussion beleben und dazu anregen, die gesetzlichen und politischen Strategien zu überdenken. Anstatt sich mit dem "Zwei-Grad-Celsius"-Absicht... more...

  • Falsche Klimaprognosenby S. Fred Singer

    TvR Medienverlag 2011; US$ 4.61

    Die globale Erwärmung: natürlich oder vom Menschen verursacht? Die Antwort auf diese Frage ist für Klimawissenschaft und -politik von entscheidender Bedeutung. Der Autor erörtert neueste Entwicklungen dieser Kontroverse und diskutiert die durch die chaotische Natur des Klimas bedingten Unsicherheiten der Klimamodelle. Er legt dar, wie diese überwunden... more...

  • Climate Change and Stratospheric Ozone Depletionby Bettina Menne

    World Health Organization 2000; US$ 31.50

    A balanced assessment, based on currently available scientific knowledge, of the effects that climate change may have on the environment in Europe and the health of its populations. Written in non-technical language, the book responds to growing public and political concern about the consequences of such widely publicized phenomena as global warming... more...

  • Energy Security and Climate Policy - Assessing Interactionsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 97.00

    World energy demand is surging. Oil, coal and natural gas still meet most global energy needs, creating serious implications for the environment. One result is that CO 2 emissions, the principal cause of global warming, are rising.  . This new study underlines the close link between efforts to ensure energy security and those to mitigate climate... more...

  • Climate Policy Uncertainty and Investment Riskby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 97.00

    Our climate is changing. Less certain, however, is the timing and magnitude of climate change, and the cost of transition to a low-carbon world. This book identifies how climate change policy uncertainty may affect investment behaviour in the power sector. For power companies, where capital stock is intensive and long-lived, those risks rank among... more...