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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99
Explores the interplay between science, economics, politics, and ethics in relation to climate change and the international community more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Climate scientists have determined that global temperature increases are due in large part to increased greenhouse gas emissions from human activities. This book presents a study of California (a region of broad variation and high population), how it will be affected by climate change and how it might best adapt. more...
- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00
Over the ages, human societies have altered local ecosystems and modified regional climates. Today, the human influence has attained a global scale. This reflects the recent rapid increase in population size, energy consumption, intensity of land use, international trade and travel, and other human activities. These global changes have heightened awareness... more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 145.00
This book presents an overview of the studies conducted by the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance programme. The programme was set up in recognition of the need for developing countries, in particular, to face the challenges confronting all countries under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 180.00
The Juneau Icefield Research Project (JIRP) was formed to find a prototype area to study Alaska's coastal glaciers and trends in climatic change. For the past 57 years JIRP has conducted a systematic study of key receding and advancing glaciers, including Lemon Creek and Taku Glaciers. From this study, a model has been developed to study the mass balance... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
Bjorn Lomborg argues that many of the elaborate and staggeringly expensive actions now being considered to meet the challenges of global warming ultimately will have little impact on the world?s temperature. He suggests that rather than focusing on ineffective solutions that will cost us trillions of dollars over the coming decades, we should be looking... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 148.61
This book reviews the latest assessments of climate variability and climate change, and their impacts on agriculture and forestry, and recommends appropriate adaptation strategies for reducing the vulnerability of agriculture and forestry to climate variability and climate change. Among other solutions, the text offers management strategies to mitigate... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 274.94
In the global-warming debate, definitive answers to questions about ultimate causes and effects remain elusive. In Global Warming: Myth or Reality? Marcel Leroux seeks to separate fact from fiction in this critical debate from a climatological perspective. Beginning with a review of the dire hypotheses for climate trends, the author describes the... more...