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  • Global Warning. An ethnography of the encounter between global and localby Sara de Wit

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 35.00

    Moving beyond existing approaches that largely deal with the biophysical consequences of climate change realities in Africa, this book explores an alternative perspective that traces climate change as a travelling idea. It focuses on how globally constructed discourses on climate change find their way to the local level in the Bamenda Grassfields of... more...

  • Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Accounting, Auditing & Accountabilityby Markus Milne

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    This ebook of Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal focuses on Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Accounting, Auditing & Accountability with papers on carbon accounting, sustainability and environmental management more...

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

    Emerald 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...

  • Local Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climateby Hori Tsuneki; Rajib Shaw

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 127.99

    Disasters cause economic as well as human losses, and the magnitude of this is ever increasing. This can largely be attributed to climate-related disasters, which intensify vulnerability in the poorest areas of the world. In this book, approaches to disaster risk management in developing countries are discussed, with particular focus on Costa Rica. more...

  • Climate Change Modelling for Local Adaptation in the Hindu Kush - Himalayan Regionby Armando Lamadrid; Ilan Kelman; Rajib Shaw

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 138.99

    This book presents a portrait of the social advantages and limitations of climate change related modeling in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region. It addresses the implied but largely uncritiqued relationships between scientific modeling knowledge and local adaptation responses. It also presents theoretical perspectives on modeling and adaptation, more...

  • The Coming Global Superstormby Art Bell; Whitley Strieber

    Atria Books 2001; US$ 6.99

    Killer tornadoes. Violent tropical storms. Devastating temperatures. Are these just the prelude to an unprecedented environmental disaster in our near future? Two of America's leading investigators of unexplained phenomena -- Art Bell, the top-rated late-night radio talk-show host, and Whitley Strieber, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author... more...

  • Global Warming and Global Politicsby Matthew Paterson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Examines the major theories within international relations, and how these can help us understand the emergence of global warming as a political issue. more...

  • Highway Meteorologyby A.H. Perry; LJ Symons

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 275.00

    Roads that are safe in all weathers are a prerequisite of modern society, and large amounts of money are spent, especially in winter, to make travel safe. This book brings together international expertise on planning 'weather proof' roads, operating safe road networks in bad weather and coping effectively with accidents. The performance and cost effectiveness... more...

  • Climate, History and the Modern Worldby Hubert H. Lamb

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    We live in a world that is increasingly vulnerable to climatic shocks - affecting agriculture and industry, government and international trade, not to mention human health and happiness. Serious anxieties have been aroused by respected scientists warning of dire perils that could result from upsets of the climatic regime. In this internationally... more...

  • Climate Data and Resourcesby Edward Linacre

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 81.95

    Climate may be defined as the synthesis of long-term atmospheric conditions characteristic of a particular place. Consequently, the study of climate relies on sustained records of daily values. However, both location and equipment are variables and precise measurements may not be possible. There are occasions when an estimate rather than a measurement... more...