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- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This book describes thoroughly the North American Climate of the past 65 million years, with special emphasis on the last 21,000 years, as revealed by paleoclimatic observations and climate models. It analyzes weather observations over the past century and satellite measurements of the last few decades to develop a picture of more recent climatic trends.... more...
- Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 32.99
Iain McCalman?s brilliant history of the Great Barrier Reef, told in 12 extraordinary tales, charts its shifting status from labyrinth of terror to global treasure. Equal parts gifted storyteller and acclaimed historian, McCalman brings to life the people who?ve shaped our knowledge and perception of this World Heritage? listed site. He describes... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 28.46
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 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...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2011; US$ 7.99
By introducing the parallel of the world?s favorite sport, this exploration of climate change policy steers clear of the scientific jargon and data that populate most books on the issue. Written as a series of conversations between Joe, a soccer fan who thinks that worrying about climate change is a waste of time, and Professor Igor, a climate change... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
This book?introduces a key issue in research on the climatic impact of land cover and land use changes via terrestrial biogeophysical processes. The parameterization of surface processes and a systematic approach to modeling the climatic impacts of land use change are discussed respectively, and can be used to improve parameterization schemes for climate... more...
- Junfermann Verlag 2014; US$ 18.01
Auf dem Weg in eine dem Leben dienende Gesellschaft Auf unserem Planeten herrscht ein exorbitanter Notstand: Klimawandel, die Erschöpfung von Ressourcen, ökonomische Umwälzungen und Ausrottung von immer mehr Arten. Hoffnung durch Handeln zeigt uns, wie wir dieser Krise begegnen und auf sie mit ungeahnter Widerstandskraft und Kreativität reagieren.... more...
- 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...
- Oneworld Publications 2010; US$ 16.95
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...
- 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...