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- American Meteorological Society 2013; Not Available
America has one of the most varied and dynamic weather systems in the world. Every year, the Gulf Coast is battered by hurricanes, the Great Plains are ravaged by tornados, the Midwest is pummeled by blizzards, and the temperature in the Southwest reaches a sweltering 120 degrees. Extreme weather can be a matter of life and death, but even when it... more...
- Hodder Education 2010; US$ 11.18
Features up-to-date case studies on key topics in AS and A2 Geography. Specific questions are posed and examiner guidance is provided on how the material can be used to tackle them. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 137.44
Spatial design and planning can be crucial tools in our adapting to climate change. This book explores the use of those tools in the areas of water management, ecology, coastal defense, the urban environment and energy. more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 79.00
This e-book is a suitable reference on the technical and scientific competence related to effective application and integration of cool materials in the built environment. It is a useful guide for civil engineering and environmental management graduates as well as working professionals in the industry including architects, urban planners and environmental... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 13.32
Eine effektive Klimapolitik muss nicht nur unerwünschten Klimawandel vermeiden, sondern auch Anpassungsstrategien umfassen. Diese sollen die negativen Auswirkungen von Klimaveränderungen für Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft mindern. Die Entwicklung neuer Technologien, die weltweit einen Beitrag zur Anpassung an den Klimawandel leisten können, bietet auch... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
Applied Climatology: A Study of Atmospheric Resources focuses on the management of the atmosphere as a resource. The book first discusses the atmospheric system, including atmospheric circulation and energy in the system. The text then examines the variable atmosphere. Scale variability, climatic change, air pollution, and hazards and extremes are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95
'Big freeze' conditions, storms, severe flooding, droughts, and heatwaves - recent extremes in weather, with their resultant physical, economic and human losses, highlight the vulnerability of society to changes in the atmosphere. Atmospheric pollution, urbanization, natural atmospheric disasters are causing dramatic changes in climatic environments.... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 46.50
Intergenerational justice requires that climate risks to future generations be handled with the same reasonable care deemed acceptable by society in the case of risks to contemporaries. Such general standards of conduct are laid down in tort law, for example. Consequently, the validity of arguments for or against more stringent climate policy can be... more...