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- Zed Books 2009; US$ 22.95
Climate change is a major challenge for us all, but for African countries it represents a particular threat. This book outlines current thinking and evidence and the impact such change will have on Africa's development prospects.Global warming above the level of two degrees Celsius would be enormously damaging for poorer parts of the world, leading... more...
- Springer Vienna 2009; US$ 141.52
An up-to-date text on climate change focussing on technical solutions for the most important and climate relevant economic sectors is presented. It is intended for key decision makers, and administrators within industry, agricultural and energy sectors, as well as masters students and post graduates. The first of three sections covers the scientific... more...
- Earthscan 2008; US$ 117.00
'Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.' Achim Steiner UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme 'Important reading for students and practitioners... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
To date, climate change adaptation and mitigation have been treated separately both in research and in the climate negotiations. However, a growing body of literature is now being developed that points to actual and potential synergies and trade-offs between responses to climate change and sustainability. This literature has evolved in a spontaneous... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 93.95
The climate of the Earth is always changing.á As the debate over the implications of changes in the Earth's climate has grown, the term climate change has come toárefer primarilyáto changes we've seen over recent years and those which are predicted to be coming, mainly as a result of human behavior.áThis book serves as a broad, accessible guide to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 24.95
The year 2009 will be pivotal for Earth's climate. As scientists warn that we have only a few years to reverse the rise in greenhouse gas emissions if we are to avoid abrupt and catastrophic climate change, the world community has agreed to finalize negotiations on a new climate agreement in Copenhagen in late 2009. Intended to inject new inspiration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
The current policy for climate change prioritises mitigation over adaptation. The collected papers of Climate Change as Environmental and Economic Hazard argue that although efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are still vital, the new policy paradigm should shift the priority to adaptation, with a special focus on disaster risk reduction.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 52.95
Interdisciplinarity and Climate Change is a major new book addressing one of the most challenging questions of our time. Its unique standpoint is based on the recognition that effective and coherent interdisciplinarity is necessary to deal with the issue of climate change, and the multitude of linked phenomena which both constitute and connect to... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 281.98
In this book, scientists from eleven countries summarize the results of the EU project that probed the effects of climate change on lakes in Northern, Western and Central Europe. They also discuss climate change implications for the Water Framework Directive. more...