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- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
This book explains the science of climate change in plain language and shows that the 2 to 4 percent of climate scientists who are skeptical that humans are the main cause of global warming are a fringe minority?and have a well-established history of being wrong. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 25.00
Struggles over drinking water, new outbreaks of mass violence, ethnic cleansing, civil wars in the earth’s poorest countries, endless flows of refugees: these are the new conflicts and forces shaping the world of the 21st century. They no longer hinge on ideological rivalries between great powers but rather on issues of class, religion and resources.... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
This book?introduces a key issue in research on the climatic impact of land cover and land use changes via terrestrial biogeophysical processes. The parameterization of surface processes and a systematic approach to modeling the climatic impacts of land use change are discussed respectively, and can be used to improve parameterization schemes for climate... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99
The first World Climate Conference, which was sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization in Geneve in 1979, triggered an international dialogue on global warming. From the 1997 United Nations-sponsored conference-during which the Kyoto Protocol was signed-through meetings in Copenhagen, Cancun, Durban, and most recently Doha (2012) and Warsaw... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00
Under certain scenarios on the subject of CO2 emissions, by theend of the century the atmospheric concentration could triple itspre-industrial level. The very large numerical models intended to anticipate thecorresponding climate evolutions are designed and quantified fromthe laws of physics. However, little is generally known aboutthese: genesis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00
Climate change is a key challenge in the contemporary world. This volume studies climate change through many lenses: politics, law, ethics, philosophy, religion, and contemporary art and culture. The essays explore alternatives for sustainable development and highlight oft-overlooked issues, such as climate change refugees and food justice. Designed... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
This book is a compendium of some of the latest work on valuing ecosystem services, including a range of case studies. These studies begin to address some of the many limitations and caveats clearly noted in the 1997 Nature paper. It will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in this topic and for moving the science and practice of ecosystem... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95
Now in its second edition, Climatology continues to provide an up-to-date stimulating and comprehensive guide to the nature of the earth's climate. It presents a synthesis of contemporary scientific ideas about atmospheric circulation. Topics covered include: -Energy systems-The hydrological cycle-General circulation, local and regional climate-Application... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95
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...
- Two Harbors Press 2014; US$ 7.99
About Face! Why the World Needs More Carbon Dioxide is easy reading from two scientists and an economist. It will change your understandingof climate science and explain how we can save millions of lives and billions of dollarsper year. "If you are in the slightest doubt about what the climate change alarmists are trying toget us to do - and pay... more...