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  • Das wild gewordene Elementby Reto Müller

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 28.39

    Der vorliegende 2. Band der Berner Forschungen zur Regional-geschichte beruht auf der Lizentiatsarbeit von Reto Müller, vorgelegt bei Prof. Dr. Christian Pfister, Universität Bern.Die Arbeit gliedert sich in zwei Teile: Im ersten Teil werden die beiden Mittellandhochwasser von 1852 und 1876 komperativ dargestellt. Dabei wird vorab der Frage nachgegangen,... more...

  • The Climate Change Crisisby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    The causes, consequences and costs of responding to climate change are subject to heated political debate in Australia and worldwide, in spite of a growing number of expert reports warning against the irreversible and catastrophic effects of dangerous climate change. This book presents the latest findings and projections, and examines what Australia... more...

  • Local Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climateby Rajib Shaw; Hori Tsuneki

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    Disasters cause economic as well as human losses, and the magnitude of this is ever increasing. This can largely be attributed to climate-related disasters, which intensify vulnerability in the poorest areas of the world. In this book, approaches to disaster risk management in developing countries are discussed, with particular focus on Costa Rica. more...

  • Surge in Solar-Powered Homesby Shahidur R. Khandker; Hussain A. Samad; Zubair K. M. Sadeque

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 24.99

    Bangladesh has the world's fastest growing, off-grid solar home system (SHS) coverage. In the past decade, the number of SHS installations has risen phenomenally--from a five-year target of 50,000 in 2003 to 50,000 a month in 2013, with support from the World Bank and other development partners. Even so, only 10 percent of off-grid households have... more...

  • Climate Warsby Gwynne Dyer

    Oneworld Publications 2010; US$ 16.99

    Waves of climate refugees. Dozens of failed states. All-out war. From one of the world?s great geopolitical analysts comes a terrifying glimpse of the strategic realities of the near future, when climate change drives the world?s powers towards the cut-throat politics of survival. Prescient and unflinching, Climate Wars will be one of the most important... more...

  • Wie beeinflusst das Wetter unser Grünland - ein Beispiel aus der Praxis zur Klimaforschungby Bernhard Nöbauer

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 32.40

    Der Klimawandel, in dem wir uns zur Zeit befinden und von dem wir seit dem letzten IPCC Bericht (02.02.2007) wissen, dass er mit hoher Wahrscheinlichkeit (very high density = 90%) auch vom Menschen mitverursacht wird, hat Auswirkungen auf unser Grünland. In Zeiten dieses spürbaren Klimawandels ist es notwendig, unseren Bäuerinnen und Bauern einen zumindest... more...

  • Energy and Global Climate Changeby Anilla Cherian

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.95

    Energy and Global Climate Change : Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide focuses attention on two urgent global development challenges faced by the UN and its member states: access to sustainable energy for all, and global climate change. This book presents compelling evidence about an often neglected aspect of the energy-climate change-development... more...

  • Ethik des Klimawandelsby Dominic Roser; Christian Seidel

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 68.68

    Der Klimawandel wirft eine Reihe von neuen ethischen Fragen auf: Sind wir wirklich verpflichtet, den Klimawandel zu stoppen? Wer muss wie viel Klimaschutz leisten? Dürfen wir am Ende nicht mehr in den Urlaub fliegen? Die Antworten auf diese komplexen Fragen bestimmen sowohl den heutigen Lebensstil als auch die zukünftigen Lebensmöglichkeiten der Menschen.... more...

  • Global Warning. An ethnography of the encounter between global and localby Sara de Wit

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 35.00

    Moving beyond existing approaches that largely deal with the biophysical consequences of climate change realities in Africa, this book explores an alternative perspective that traces climate change as a travelling idea. It focuses on how globally constructed discourses on climate change find their way to the local level in the Bamenda Grassfields of... more...

  • Climate Change and Plant Abiotic Stress Toleranceby Narendra Tuteja; Sarvajeet S. Gill

    Wiley 2013; US$ 477.95

    In this ready reference, a global team of experts comprehensively cover molecular and cell biology-based approaches to the impact of increasing global temperatures on crop productivity. The work is divided into four parts. Following an introduction to the general challenges for agriculture around the globe due to climate change, part two discusses... more...