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  • Hard Choicesby Harold Coward; Andrew J. Weaver

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 85.00

    Drought, floods, hurricanes, forest fires, ice storms, blackouts, dwindling fish stocks...what Canadian has not experienced one of these or more, or heard about the “greenhouse” effect, and not wondered what is happening to our climate? Yet most of us have a poor understanding of this extremely important issue, and need better, reliable... more...

  • China's responsibility for climate changeby Paul G. Harris

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    This book describes China's contribution to global warming and analyzes its policy responses, examinining China's practical and ethical responsibility from a variety of perspectives. more...

  • Informationsbedarf und Informationsinstrumente des betrieblichen Emissionsmanagementsby Christiane Romeo

    Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 69.99

    Der Umgang mit der neuen Begrenzung von CO2-Emissionen verändert in Unternehmen die bisherigen Entscheidungskalküle, der Aufbau eines unternehmensspezifischen betrieblichen Emissionsmanagements wird notwendig. Christiane Romeo systematisiert den emissionsmanagementspezifischen Informationsbedarf und analysiert detailliert mögliche traditionelle Informationsinstrumente... more...

  • Kalkül versus Katastropheby Friedemann Lembcke

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 44.99

    Insbesondere die Wissenschaft des Klimawandels beansprucht Öffentlichkeit und bekommt diese auch, allerdings in einem von Ambivalenz geprägten Verhältnis zu den Massenmedien. Friedemann Lembcke zeigt, dass es weniger um ein lösbares Problem in der Kommunikation des Klimawandels geht, als vielmehr um eine wechselseitige Bedingtheit von Kalkül- und Katastrophenkommunikation. more...

  • Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countriesby Dorte Verner

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 24.99

    In the Arab countries, climate change is a risk to poverty reduction and economic growth, threatening to unravel many of the development gains that have been achieved. The Arab Region is already suffering adverse consequences from climate variability and change. This book provides information on climate change and its impact in the Arab Region, as... more...

  • Climate Adaptation Futuresby Jean P. Palutikof; Sarah L. Boulter; Andrew J. Ash; Mark Stafford Smith; Martin Parry; Marie Waschka; Daniela Guitart

    Wiley 2013; US$ 160.00 US$ 138.67

    Adaptation is the poor cousin of the climate change challenge - the glamour of international debate is around global mitigation agreements, while the bottom-up activities of adaptation, carried out in community halls and local government offices, are often overlooked. Yet, as international forums fail to deliver reductions in greenhouse gas emissions,... more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Practiceby Philipp Schmidt-Thome; Johannes Klein

    Wiley 2013; US$ 137.95 US$ 119.56

    Climate change adaptation is increasingly recognized as complementary part to climate change mitigation.  Climate change affects sea level, the extent of flood prone areas and precipitation patterns among many others. To adapt to these changes, the tasks of municipalities and cities are to implement policies and strategies for changes in land... more...

  • Human Securityby Mary Kaldor

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62

    There is a real security gap in the world today. Millions of people in regions like the Middle East or East and Central Africa or Central Asia where new wars are taking place live in daily fear of violence. Moreover new wars are increasingly intertwined with other global risks the spread of disease, vulnerability to natural disasters, poverty and homelessness.... more...

  • European Climate Vulnerabilities and Adaptationby Philipp Schmidt-Thome; Stefan Greiving

    Wiley 2013; US$ 137.95 US$ 119.56

    European Climate Vulnerabilities and Adaptation: A Spatial Planning Perspective analyses the impacts climate change might have on regions and their local economies. Regions clearly differ in view of the complex patterns of climate change impact, but also regarding the given vulnerability and coping capacity. Impacts of climate change can have... more...

  • Climate Change in Bangladeshby Harun Rasid; Bimal Paul

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 89.99

    This book provides an essential interdisciplinary text on climate change and sea level rise in Bangladesh for undergraduate and graduate students of geography, environmental studies, sociology, anthropology, political science and others. Furthermore, it is an invaluable resource for managers and planners of the government of Bangladesh and several... more...