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  • Human Development Report 2007/2008by United Nations Development Programme

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 37.00

    This year's Human Development Report explains why we have less than a decade to change course and start living within our global carbon budget, and how climate change will create long-run low human development traps, pushing vulnerable people into a downward spiral of deprivation. more...

  • Ethics and Global Environmental Policyby Paul G. Harris

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This collection of provocative essays re-evaluates the world's failed policy responses to climate change, in the process demonstrating how cosmopolitan ethics can inform global environmental governance. A cosmopolitan worldview points to climate-related policies that are less 'international' and more 'global'. From a cosmopolitan perspective, national... more...

  • Coping with Climate Changeby Ramesha Chandrappa; Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha; Sushil K. Gupta

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    The Environmental and climatic issues varies from continent to continent and is unique to Asia. Understanding the issues does need lot of research and study material which students may not be able to gather due to shortage of time and resources. Hence an effort is made by authors gathering there experience and academic input from renowned universities... more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Developed Nationsby James D. Ford; Lea Berrang-Ford

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    It is now widely accepted that adaptation will be necessary if we are to manage the risks posed by climate change. What we know about adaptation, however, is limited. While there is a well established body of scholarship proposing assessment approaches and explaining concepts, few studies have examined if and how adaptation is taking place at a national... more...

  • Island Futuresby Godfrey Baldacchino; Daniel T. Niles

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    Many island societies now face the challenges of severe depopulation and loss of indigenous culture. In some cases, where the value of indigenous knowledge, nature and culture is widely recognized - as in the case of islands that are designated as, or have, Biosphere Reserves or World Heritage Sites - these challenges may be overcome. Even with such... more...

  • The Sky's Not Falling!by Holly Fretwell

    World Ahead Publishing 2007; US$ 9.95

    The Sky's Not Falling! is the balanced alternative to Scholastic's fear-inducing global warming kids' book.Debuting the same day as celebrity wife Laurie David's Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming, The Sky's Not Falling! is for parents sick of seeing their kids indoctrinated by has-been politicians and Hollywood stars. The Sky's... more...

  • Global Warming and Climate Changeby Stephen M. Tomecek

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00

    Global warming has become one of the most talked-about topics in the scientific community. Many scientists believe that humans are to blame for climate change and have presented a great deal of scientific evidence that shows Earth's climate is warming at an alarming rate. Others claim that climatic changes are due to natural causes that have operated... more...

  • Das Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)by Ulrike Bolle

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 45.50

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Verhandlungen um die Reaktion der Staatengemeinschaft auf den Klimawandel beherrschen die internationale Bühne wie kaum ein zweites Thema. Die wissenschaftlichen Grundlagen, auf denen diese Verhandlungen basieren, liefert das Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Was ist das für ein Gremium, wie funktioniert es und... more...

  • Global Warming and the Future of the Earthby Robert G. Watts

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    The globally averaged surface temperature of the Earth has increased during the past century by about 0.7°C. Most of the increase can be attributed to the greenhouse effect, the increase in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide that is emitted when fossil fuels are burned to produce energy.The book begins with the important distinction between... more...

  • The Ecology of Snow and Ice Environmentsby Johanna Laybourn-Parry; Martyn Tranter; Andrew J. Hodson

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    Snow and ice environments support significant biological activity, yet the biological importance of some of these habitats, such as glaciers, has only recently gained appreciation. Collectively, these ecosystems form a significant part of the cryosphere, most of which is situated at high latitudes. These ice environments are important sentinels of... more...