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  • 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...

  • 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 0.7C. 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...

  • Vanishing Haloby Daniel Gowthrop

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.95

    Encircling the northern hemisphere like a giant green halo, the Boreal forest plays a crucial role in protecting us from global warming. Its peat bogs absorb carbon dioxide and purify the air we breathe. But the forest is disappearing. Veteran journalist and author Daniel Gawthrop reveals the array of wildlife, plants and peoples of the Boreal... more...

  • Climate Change Modelling for Local Adaptation in the Hindu Kush - Himalayan Regionby Armando Lamadrid; Ilan Kelman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95

    This publication presents a portrait of the social advantages and limitations of climate change related modeling in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region. It addresses the implied but largely uncritiqued relationships between scientific modeling knowledge and local adaptation responses, as well as theoretical perspectives on modeling and adaptation. more...

  • Adaptation to Climate Changeby Rob Roggema

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    As it becomes clear that climate change is not easily within the boundaries of the 1990 s, society needs to be prepared and needs to anticipate future changes due to the uncertain changes in climate. So far, extensive research has been carried out on several issues including the coastal defence or shifting ecozones. However, the role spatial design... more...

  • Global warming policy in Japan and Britainby Shizuka Oshitani

    Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00

    This is the first book to attempt a systematic comparison of Japanese and British climate policy and politics. Focusing on institutional contrasts between Japan and Britain in terms of corporatist or pluralist characteristics of government-industry relations and decision-making and implementation styles, the book examines how and to what extent institutions... more...

  • Regional Assessment of Climate Change in the Mediterraneanby Antonio Navarra; Laurence Tubiana

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    This is the third volume of a three-volume final report, which thoroughly describes, synthesizes and analyzes the results of the four-year Integrated Research Project CIRCE – Climate Change and Impact Research: Mediterranean Environment, funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme. Conducted under the auspices of the National Institute of Geophysics... more...

  • Regional Assessment of Climate Change in the Mediterraneanby Antonio Navarra; Laurence Tubiana

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Volume 2 of a three-volume final report thoroughly describes, synthesizes and analyzes the results of the four-year Integrated Research Project CIRCE – Climate Change and Impact Research: Mediterranean Environment, funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme. Conducted under the auspices of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in... more...

  • Regional Assessment of Climate Change in the Mediterraneanby Antonio Navarra; Laurence Tubiana

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Volume 1 of a three-volume final report describes, synthesizes and analyzes the results of the four-year Integrated Research Project CIRCE – Climate Change and Impact Research: Mediterranean Environment, funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme. Conducted under the auspices of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Rome, Italy,... more...