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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 PerspectiveDiplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 33.19
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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 43.04
Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 23.70
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...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 105.09
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...
- 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...
- Springer 2005; US$ 169.00
This book reviews the latest assessments of climate variability and climate change, and their impacts on agriculture and forestry, and recommends appropriate adaptation strategies for reducing the vulnerability of agriculture and forestry to climate variability and climate change. Among other solutions, the text offers management strategies to mitigate... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 169.00
In line with the principles of the ecological-social market economy, nations using the most energy and causing the most emissions will be financially sanctioned, but not overburdened - climate friendly behaviour and growth will on the other hand be rewarded worldwide. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 359.00
In the global-warming debate, definitive answers to questions about ultimate causes and effects remain elusive. In Global Warming: Myth or Reality? Marcel Leroux seeks to separate fact from fiction in this critical debate from a climatological perspective. Beginning with a review of the dire hypotheses for climate trends, the author describes the history... more...
- 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 269.00
The past 100 years are a key period for understanding climate variability and climate change as it marks the changeover from a climate system dominated by natural influences to a climate system dominated by anthropogenic influences. This volume compiles a number of contributions to a workshop held in Gwatt, Switzerland, in July 2006 dealing with different... more...