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  • Workers and Trade Unions for Climate Solidarityby Paul Hampton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book is a theoretically rich and empirically grounded account of UK trade union engagement with climate change over the last three decades. It offers a rigorous critique of the mainstream neoliberal and ecological modernisation approaches, extending the concepts of Marxist social and employment relations theory to the climate realm. The book... more...

  • Reframing Climate Changeby Shannon O'Lear; Simon Dalby

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    "Change the system, not the climate" is a common slogan of climate change activists. Yet when this idea comes into the academic and policy realm, it is easy to see how climate change discourse frequently asks the wrong questions. Reframing Climate Change encourages social scientists, policy-makers, and graduate students to critically consider how... more...

  • Climate Change and Technological Optionsby Konrad Soyez; Hartmut Gra▀l

    Springer Vienna 2009; US$ 137.44

    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...

  • Climate Change and Vulnerability and Adaptationby Neil Leary; Cecilia Conde; Jyoti Kulkarni; Anthony Nyong; James Adejuwon

    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...

  • Integrating Climate Change Actions into Local Developmentby Livia Bizikova; John Robinson; Stewart Cohen

    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...

  • Climate Changeby Trevor M. Letcher

    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...

  • State of the World 2009by Worldwatch Institute

    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...

  • Interdisciplinarity and Climate Changeby Roy Bhaskar; Cheryl Frank; Karl Georg H°yer; Petter Naess; Jenneth Parker

    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...

  • Climate Change as Environmental and Economic Hazardby Boris Porfiriev

    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...

  • Justice in Funding Adaptation under the International Climate Change Regimeby Marco Grasso

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 116.29

    Covering the ethical dimensions of international-level adaptation funding, a subject of growing interest in the climate change debate, this book provides a theoretical analysis of the ethical foundations of the UNFCCC regime on adaptation funding, one that culminates in the definition of a framework of justice. The text features an interpretative analysis... more...