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

  • The Economic Implications of Climate Change in Britainby Martin Parry; Rachel Duncan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Climate change could have a substantial economic impact, particularly on coastal states where seas level rises will be felt most strongly. Among these, the British Isles are likely to be significantly affected, and they provide an excellent case study of the consequences for specific sectors of the economy. In this book, leading experts - including... more...

  • Cases in Climate Change Policyby Ragnar E. Lofsted; Ute Collier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This volume examines case studies on EU countries' policy to combat climate change, examining the constraints of and opportunities for the implementation of climate change strategies in these countries. The introductory section provides an overview of the climate change problem and its potential effects, examining the roles of different greenhouse... more...

  • The Reef: the Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to climate changeby Iain McCalman

    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...

  • Strategic Facilitation of Complex Decision-Makingby Ariel Macaspac Hernández

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book provides theoretical and practical insights for effective decision making in situations that involve various types of conflict cleavages. Embedding historical analysis, negotiation analysis, political scientific analysis and game theoretical analysis in an integrated analytical framework allows a comprehensive perspective on various dilemmas... more...

  • Tamboraby Gillen D?Arcy Wood

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    When Indonesia?s Mount Tambora erupted in 1815, it unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years. The volcano?s massive sulfate dust cloud enveloped the Earth, cooling temperatures and disrupting major weather systems for more than three years. Amid devastating storms, drought, and floods, communities... more...

  • A Political Theology of Climate Changeby Michael Northcott

    SPCK 2014; US$ 29.15

    The failure of political institutions, including national governments and the United Nations, to mitigate climate change reflects the modern constitution of the nation-state as a cultural and secular, rather than created and providential, agency. Northcott constructs a new political theology of climate change that acknowledges the role of borders... more...

  • Climate Adaptation Santiagoby Kerstin Krellenberg; Bernd Hansjürgens

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses the complexity of urbanization, impacts of climate change and climate change adaptation for the metropolitan region of Santiago de Chile, with a special focus on the most pressing issues of natural hazards, water and energy supply. The book exemplifies a conceptual approach for the development of adaptation measures, their evaluation... more...

  • Adaptionsplanungby Kirsten Meyer

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 124.01

    Der Klimawandel macht nicht nur Klimaschutz, sondern auch die Anpassung an den Klimawandel 'Adaption' notwendig. Die Adaption erfordert Zukunftsprognosen und bedeutet, Entscheidungen unter Unsicherheit zu treffen. Daher müssen Maßnahmen flexibel und veränderbar sein. Die Vermittlung von Entscheidungen ist unter diesem Aspekt eine Herausforderung,... more...

  • Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countriesby P. Castro

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    In this groundbreaking book, Paula Castro presents the first systematic categorization of positive and negative incentives generated by the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for climate change mitigation in the Global South. 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...