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  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Global Warmingby David Archer

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009; US$ 55.99

    Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of global warming. Written in an accessible style, this important book examines the processes of climate change and climate stability, from the distant past to the distant future. Examining the greenhouse effect, the carbon cycle, and what the future may hold... more...

  • Global Warmingby Natalie Goldstein

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00

    This title offers an objective look at the controversial topic of global warming. It is an undisputed fact that the Earth's climate is changing, and although the scientific community continues to debate the exact correlation between human activity and climatic change, there is now almost universal consensus that humankind directly impacts Earth's... more...

  • Global Warming Cyclesby Julie Kerr Casper

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00

    Earth has always exhibited patterns of heating up and cooling down. This title focuses on the mechanisms that caused past climate changes, putting the Earth repeatedly into and out of ice ages. It compares natural cycles with today's rapid global warming, caused principally by the behavior of humans. more...

  • Global Warming 101by Bruce E. Johansen

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 50.00

    The accelerating pace of global warming is provoking anxiety that the Earth is reaching an ominous threshold, a point of no return. Within a decade or two, various feedbacks may take greenhouse warming past any human ability to contain or reverse it. Carbon-dioxide levels in the atmosphere are rising rapidly, fed by increasing fossil-fuel use world-wide,... more...

  • Dealing with Climate Changeby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 100.00

    In 2001 the 26 IEA Member countries took or planned over 200 energy-related policies and measures to tackle climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions. This volume reviews the actions taken and describes them in detail. It shows how developed countries implement the commitments made under international agreements or at national level to reduce... more...

  • How to Cool the Planetby Jeff Goodell

    Scribe Publications 2010; US$ 26.99

    When Jeff Goodell first encountered the term 'geoengineering', he had a vague sense that it involved outlandish schemes to counteract global warming. As a journalist, he was deeply sceptical. But he was also intrigued. The planet was in trouble. Could geoengineers help? As Goodell shows in this bracing book, even if we could muster the political will... more...