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  • Human Impacts on Weather and Climateby William R. Cotton; Roger A. Sr Pielke

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 68.00 US$ 55.76

    Written for undergraduates, graduates in atmospheric and environmental science, this 2007 text examines impacts on the Earth's climate. more...

  • Energy Security and Climate Policy - Assessing Interactionsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 97.00

    World energy demand is surging. Oil, coal and natural gas still meet most global energy needs, creating serious implications for the environment. One result is that CO 2 emissions, the principal cause of global warming, are rising.  . This new study underlines the close link between efforts to ensure energy security and those to mitigate climate... more...

  • Climate Policy Uncertainty and Investment Riskby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • Weather Projects for Young Scientistsby Mary Kay Carson

    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...

  • Global Warmingby David Archer

    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...

  • The Urban Climateby Helmut E. Landsberg

    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...

  • Global Warmingby Natalie Goldstein

    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...

  • Climate Action Planning at North American Colleges & Universitiesby Judy Walton

    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...

  • Global Warming Cyclesby Julie Kerr Casper

    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...

  • Global Warming 101by Bruce Johansen

    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...