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  • Global Warming 101by Bruce E. Johansen

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 50.00

    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...

  • Dealing with Climate Changeby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • Climate Variability, Climate Change and Social Vulnerability in the Semi-arid Tropicsby Jesse C. Ribot; Antonio Rocha Magalh„es; Stahis Panagides

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 42.00

    Global warming is the ultimate climate change; this book displays climate variability through past experiences. more...

  • Changing Climates, Earth Systems and Societyby John Dodson

    Springer 2010; US$ 129.00

    The book covers state-of-the-art considerations on how climate change has and will deliver impacts on major globalised biophysical and societal themes that will affect the way the world functions. Human activity has resulted in changes to atmospheric chemistry and land cover, and caused serious decline in biodiversity. Modifying biogeochemical cycles... more...

  • Climate Time Series Analysisby Manfred Mudelsee

    Springer 2010; US$ 279.00

    Climate is a paradigm of a complex system. Analysing climate data is an exciting challenge, which is increased by non-normal distributional shape, serial dependence, uneven spacing and timescale uncertainties. This book presents bootstrap resampling as a computing-intensive method able to meet the challenge. It shows the bootstrap to perform reliably... more...

  • Global Climate Changeby James Griffin

    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...

  • Human Development Report 2007/2008by United Nations Development Programme

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 37.00

    This year's Human Development Report explains why we have less than a decade to change course and start living within our global carbon budget, and how climate change will create long-run low human development traps, pushing vulnerable people into a downward spiral of deprivation. more...

  • Ethics and Global Environmental Policyby Paul G. Harris

    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...

  • Coping with Climate Changeby Ramesha Chandrappa; Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha; Sushil K. Gupta

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    The Environmental and climatic issues varies from continent to continent and is unique to Asia. Understanding the issues does need lot of research and study material which students may not be able to gather due to shortage of time and resources. Hence an effort is made by authors gathering there experience and academic input from renowned universities... more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Developed Nationsby James D. Ford; Lea Berrang-Ford

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    It is now widely accepted that adaptation will be necessary if we are to manage the risks posed by climate change. What we know about adaptation, however, is limited. While there is a well established body of scholarship proposing assessment approaches and explaining concepts, few studies have examined if and how adaptation is taking place at a national... more...