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  • OECD Studies on Water Climate Change, Water and Agricultureby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 42.00

    This report reviews the main linkages between climate change, water and agriculture as a means to identifying and discussing adaptation strategies for better use and conservation of water resources. It aims to provide guidance to decision makers on choosing an appropriate mix of policies and market approaches to address the interaction between agriculture... more...

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

    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...

  • Changing Climatesby Charles F. Gritzner

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Climates have changed throughout Earth's history and will continue to change indefinitely. While some changes are brief, lasting only a few decades, others can plunge much of the planet into an icy wasteland or a steaming tropical jungle for hundreds, thousands, or even millions of years. Many factors contribute to both short- and long-term changes... more...

  • Cost of Floods on Pakistan?s Economyby Javeria Niazi

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 26.08

    With an average annual rainfall of less than 240 mm, Pakistan is one of the most arid countries in the world. Every year, during the monsoon season from July to September, Pakistan experiences heavy rainfalls. However, this year the substantial amount of unexpected monsoon rainfall resulted in heavy floods as a consequence of the absence of adequate... more...

  • Leadership im Klimaschutzby Alexandra Lindenthal

    Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 30.96

    Als einer der weltweit größten Emittenten von Treibhausgasen zählt die Europäische Union zu den Hauptverursachern des Klimawandels. Sie sieht sich daher in der Verantwortung, der globalen Klimaänderung entgegenzuwirken, und strebt in der internationalen Klimaschutzpolitik eine Führungsrolle an. Inwieweit sie hier tatsächlich als Vorreiter aufgetreten... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Macroeconomics of Global Warmingby Lucas Bernard; Willi Semmler

    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...

  • Global Warming - Myth or Reality?by Marcel Leroux

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 359.00

    In the global-warming debate, definitive answers to questions about ultimate causes and effects remain elusive. In Global Warming: Myth or Reality? Marcel Leroux seeks to separate fact from fiction in this critical debate from a climatological perspective. Beginning with a review of the dire hypotheses for climate trends, the author describes the history... more...

  • Global Warmingby David Archer

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009; US$ 55.99

    Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of global warming. Written in an accessible style, this important book examines the processes of climate change and climate stability, from the distant past to the distant future. Examining the greenhouse effect, the carbon cycle, and what the future may hold... more...