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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 97.00
Our climate is changing. Less certain, however, is the timing and magnitude of climate change, and the cost of transition to a low-carbon world. This book identifies how climate change policy uncertainty may affect investment behaviour in the power sector. For power companies, where capital stock is intensive and long-lived, those risks rank among... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 13.99
From the everyday phenomena of wind and clouds to the awesome, destructive power of lightning, tornados, and hurricanes, children can explore weather in detail with this fascinating science activity book. Throughout the text instructions for building weather-measuring toolsbarometers, psychrometers, anemometers, wind vanes, rain gauges, and thermometersallow... more...
- Elsevier Science 1981; US$ 72.95
The Urban Climate aims to summarize analytical studies directed toward physical understanding of the rural-urban differences in the atmospheric boundary layer. Attempts to quantify conditions have met with some success. There is certainly a clear understanding of the physical relations that create the climatic differences of urbanized areas. Although... 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00
This title offers an objective look at the controversial topic of global warming. It is an undisputed fact that the Earth's climate is changing, and although the scientific community continues to debate the exact correlation between human activity and climatic change, there is now almost universal consensus that humankind directly impacts Earth's... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
Confronting the threat of global warming is one of the biggest and most pressing of all societal challenges. While the response of national governments across the globe has been decidedly uneven, other sectors are stepping up to the plate and showing leadership. Higher education as a sector is increasingly being looked to for leadership and knowledge... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00
Earth has always exhibited patterns of heating up and cooling down. This title focuses on the mechanisms that caused past climate changes, putting the Earth repeatedly into and out of ice ages. It compares natural cycles with today's rapid global warming, caused principally by the behavior of humans. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 55.00
The accelerating pace of global warming is provoking anxiety that the Earth is reaching an ominous threshold, a point of no return. Within a decade or two, various feedbacks may take greenhouse warming past any human ability to contain or reverse it. Carbon-dioxide levels in the atmosphere are rising rapidly, fed by increasing fossil-fuel use world-wide,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 100.00
In 2001 the 26 IEA Member countries took or planned over 200 energy-related policies and measures to tackle climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions. This volume reviews the actions taken and describes them in detail. It shows how developed countries implement the commitments made under international agreements or at national level to reduce... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 97.95
Climate and Oceans is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. The selected articles?all written by experts in their field?fall into several categories, including: ocean circulation, heat and water... more...