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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 44.00
Global warming is the ultimate climate change; this book displays climate variability through past experiences. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; Not Available
The book examines how climate change has and will deliver impacts on major globalized biophysical and societal themes that will affect the way the world functions. It shows how the Earth sciences contribute to a better understanding of climate change. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 279.00
This book presents bootstrap resampling as a computationally intensive method able to meet the challenges posed by the complexities of analysing climate data. It shows how the bootstrap performs reliably in the most important statistical estimation techniques. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2003; US$ 40.00
Global climate change cannot be understood without knowing the fundamental principles of science, economics and politics that condition our policy choices. To that end, the contributors to this volume, experts in their respective fields, take a comprehensive look at the major issues involved. This volume is written for policymakers and informed citizenry... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This collection of provocative essays re-evaluates the world's failed policy responses to climate change, in the process demonstrating how cosmopolitan ethics can inform global environmental governance. A cosmopolitan worldview points to climate-related policies that are less 'international' and more 'global'. From a cosmopolitan perspective, national... more...