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Climatic changes; Government policy; European Economic Community countries; Congresses

  • Climate Change and Adaptationby James Adejuwon; Vicente Barros; Ian Burton; Jyoti Kulkarni; Rodel Lasco; Neil Leary

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    ?This book provides valuable lessons that will improve public policy and the quality of decisions that will affect generations to come.? Richard Moss, Senior Director Climate and Energy, United Nations Foundation ?An excellent addition to the body of knowledge on adaptation to climate change from the developing world, which has been largely missing... more...

  • Research, Action and Policyby Margaret Alston; Kerri Whittenbury

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Research, Action and Policy: Addressing the Gendered Impacts of Climate Change presents the voices of women from every continent, women who face vastly different climate events and challenges. The book heralds a new way of understanding climate change that incorporates gender justice and human rights for all. more...

  • Climate Change and Cultural Dynamicsby David G. Anderson; Kirk Maasch; Daniel H. Sandweiss

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 110.00

    The Middle Holocene epoch (8,000 to 3,000 years ago) was a time of dramatic changes in the physical world and in human cultures. Across this span, climatic conditions changed rapidly, with cooling in the high to mid-latitudes and drying in the tropics. In many parts of the world, human groups became more complex, with early horticultural systems replaced... 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...

  • The Long Thawby David Archer

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 17.95

    If you think that global warming means slightly hotter weather and a modest rise in sea levels that will persist only so long as fossil fuels hold out (or until we decide to stop burning them), think again. In The Long Thaw , David Archer, one of the world's leading climatologists, predicts that if we continue to emit carbon dioxide we may eventually... more...

  • Climate Science for Serving Societyby Ghassem R. Asrar; James W. Hurrell

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This volume offers a comprehensive survey and a close analysis of efforts to develop actionable climate information in support of vital decisions for climate adaptation, risk management and policy. Arising from submissions and discussion at the 2011 Open Science Conference (OSC) of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP), the book addresses research... more...

  • Climate Change for Football Fansby James Atkins

    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...

  • Geothermal Systems and Energy Resourcesby Alper Baba; Jochen Bundschuh; D. Chandrasekharam

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    In the region comprising Turkey and Greece, people have been using water from geothermal sources for bathing and washing of clothes since ancient times. This region falls within the Alpine-Himalayan orogenic belt and hence is a locus of active volcanism and tectonism and experiences frequent seismic events. This volcanic and tectonic activity has... more...

  • Island Futuresby Godfrey Baldacchino; Daniel T. Niles

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    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...

  • Mass Balance of the Cryosphereby Jonathan L. Bamber; Antony J. Payne; John Houghton

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 193.00

    A detailed and comprehensive overview of observational and modelling techniques for all climate change, environmental science and glaciology researchers. more...