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  • Climate Change and Island and Coastal Vulnerabilityby J. Sundaresan; S. Sreekesh; AL Ramanathan; Leonard Sonnenschein; Ram Boojh

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Climate Change and Island and Coastal Vulnerability” is the outcome of a selection of peer reviewed  edited papers presented at the International Workshop on Climate Change and Island Vulnerability (IWCCI) held at Kadmat Island, Lakshadweep, India in October 2010. Marine and coastal biodiversity, sea level rise vulnerability, fisheries, climate... more...

  • The Politics of Climate Changeby Anthony Giddens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    "A landmark study in the struggle to contain climate change, the greatest challenge of our era. I urge everyone to read it." Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States of America Since it first appeared, this book has achieved a classic status. Reprinted many times since its publication, it remains the only work that looks in detail... more...

  • The Governance of Climate Changeby David Held; Marika Theros; Angus Fane-Hervey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Climate change poses one of the greatest challenges for human society in the twenty-first century, yet there is a major disconnect between our actions to deal with it and the gravity of the threat it implies. In a world where the fate of countries is increasingly intertwined, how should we think about, and accordingly, how should we manage, the types... more...

  • Climate Change And Social Justiceby Jeremy Moss

    Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 33.32

    The impacts of climate change can already be felt in society and on the Earth itself. As new evidence of the environmental impact of climate change is constantly emerging, we are forced to confront the significance of our political decisions about who will pay the price of responding to a changing climate. In the rush to avoid or reduce the repercussions... more...

  • Successful Adaptation to Climate Changeby Susanne C. Moser; Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    What does successful adaptation look like? This is a question we are frequently asked by planners, policy makers and other professionals charged with the task of developing and implementing adaptation strategies. While adaptation is increasingly recognized as an important climate risk management strategy, and on-the-ground adaptation planning activity... more...

  • The Climate Bonusby Alison Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    We urgently need to transform to a low carbon society, yet our progress is painfully slow, in part because there is widespread public concern that this will require sacrifice and high costs. But this need not be the case. Many carbon reduction policies provide a range of additional benefits, from reduced air pollution and increased energy security... more...

  • Climate Change, Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Developing Countriesby Keshav Lall Maharjan; Niraj Prakash Joshi

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book is about climate change and its relation to agriculture and rural livelihoods. It starts by providing a basic understanding of climate change science followed by the relation of climate change to agriculture, the impact of which is discussed based on the particular impact of climate change on plant and animal physiology. The book further... more...

  • Mitigating Climate Changeby Anshuman Khare; Terry Beckman

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    With ever increasing trends in urban consumption and production practices, a call for action to mitigate Climate Change is often seen as a way to foster sustainable development. Considerable attention is now being paid to determine what urban sustainability would include. Today there is a pressing need to broaden our knowledge and apply new concepts... more...

  • Climate Change and Tradition in a Small Island Stateby Peter Rudiak-Gould

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The citizens of the Marshall Islands have been told that climate change will doom their country, and they have seen confirmatory omens in the land, air, and sea. This book investigates how grassroots Marshallese society has interpreted and responded to this threat as intimated by local observation, science communication, and Biblical exegesis. With... more...

  • Negotiating Climate Changeby Amanda Machin

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    Climate change is the greatest challenge of the age and yet fierce disagreement still exists over the best way to tackle the problem or, indeed, about whether it should be tackled at all. In this original book, Amanda Machin draws on radical democratic theory to show that such disagreement does not have to hinder collective action; rather, democratic... more...