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  • Leadership im Klimaschutzby Alexandra Lindenthal

    Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 33.80

    Als einer der weltweit größten Emittenten von Treibhausgasen zählt die Europäische Union zu den Hauptverursachern des Klimawandels. Sie sieht sich daher in der Verantwortung, der globalen Klimaänderung entgegenzuwirken, und strebt in der internationalen Klimaschutzpolitik eine Führungsrolle an. Inwieweit sie hier tatsächlich als Vorreiter aufgetreten... more...

  • Umweltkatastrophen und Klimawandel: Kalkulierbarkeit der Versicherung von Umweltrisikenby Andrea Burkhardt

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 22.72

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Zahl der Naturkatastrophen ist innerhalb der letzten 20 Jahre enorm gestiegen. Allein im Laufe des Jahres 2010 ereigneten sich eine Vielzahl von Naturereignissen. Dabei ist deren Schadensausmaß häufig von immenser Größe. Die Häufung und zunehmende Intensität dieser Ereignisse lässt immer wieder die Diskussion nach den Ursachen... more...

  • Cost of Floods on Pakistan?s Economyby Javeria Niazi

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 28.17

    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...

  • 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...

  • Increasing Climate Variability and Changeby James Salinger; Mannava V.K. Sivakumar; Raymond P. Motha

    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...

  • 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...

  • Beyond Kyoto - A New Global Climate Certificate Systemby Lutz Wicke

    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...

  • Global Warming - Myth or Reality?by Marcel Leroux

    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...

  • Climate Variability and Extremes During the Past 100 Yearsby Stefan Bronnimann; Jurg Luterbacher; Tracey Ewen; Henry F. Diaz; Richard S. Stolarski; Urs Neu

    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...

  • 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...