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- 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 until... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 126.87
Presenting the voices of women from every continent, and analyzing data on women who face vastly different climate events and challenges, this book heralds a new way of understanding climate change that incorporates gender justice and human rights for all. more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 55.99 US$ 48.52
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...
- Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 45.45
This multidisciplinary volume articulates the current and potential public policy discourse between energy security and climate change in the Asia-Pacific region, and the efforts taken to address global warming. This volume is unique as it analyses two important issues climate change and energy security through the lens of geopolitics at the intersection of energy security. It elaborates on the current and... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 199.95
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...
- Springer Japan 2011; US$ 116.29
Island societies face a series of threats from severe depopulation to ecological degradation caused by tourism. This volume examines the options for conserving the natural and cultural beauty of Pacific Rim islands from the Galápagos to Okinawa and Taiwan. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 83.95
This book presents a range of current views on the use of economic measures to control greenhouse gas emissions. the authors discuss the responsiveness of the energy market to changes in prices, taxes and incomes. The book's concern with global warming involves analyses of possible energy use both in the long and short term. more...
- Atria Books 2001; US$ 6.99
Killer tornadoes. Violent tropical storms. Devastating temperatures. Are these just the prelude to an unprecedented environmental disaster in our near future? Two of America's leading investigators of unexplained phenomena -- Art Bell, the top-rated late-night radio talk-show host, and Whitley Strieber, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author... more...