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  • Rush!by Omond Tasmin

    Marion Boyars 2009; US$ 13.99

    When Tamsin Omond left university, she had no idea that within a year she would be up on the roofs of Parliament, breaking the law for her beliefs about climate change. The book is a candid account of her journey from student to rebel with a cause. She takes her first steps in eco-utopia, joins Climate Camp and forms the activist group Climate Rush. more...

  • Sustainability: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectivesby Heriberto Cabezas; Urmila Diwekar

    Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 99.00

    Sustainability: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives discusses multidisciplinary aspects of the salient concepts, principles, and methods relevant to sustainability in a coherent and comprehensive manner. Topics covered range from green engineering and sustainability metrics to infrastructure and environmental policy. more...

  • Adaptive Governance and Climate Changeby Ronald Brunner; Amanda Lynch

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.95

    As greenhouse gas emissions and temperatures at the poles continue to rise, so do damages from extreme weather events affecting countless lives. Meanwhile, ambitious international efforts to cut emissions (Kyoto, Copenhagen) have proved to be politically ineffective or infeasible. There is hope, however, in adaptive governance?an approach that has... more...

  • The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policyby Steve Rayner; Mark Caine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy presents a powerful critique of mainstream climate change policies and details a set of pragmatic alternatives based on the Hartwell Group?s collective writings from 1988-2010. Drawing on a rich history of heterodox but increasingly accepted views on climate change policy, this book brings together in a single... more...

  • No Rain in the Amazonby N. Kozloff

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2010; US$ 12.99

    Acting as the planet's air conditioner, the rainforest sucks up millions of tons of greenhouse gases and stores them safely out of the atmosphere. South America's deforestation threatens to unleash a kind of "carbon bomb" that will add to our already deteriorating climate difficulties. As he travels across Peru and Brazil, recognized... more...

  • Cities and Climate Changeby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 82.00

    As the hubs of economic activity, cities drive the vast majority of the world’s energy use and are major contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions. Because they are home to major infrastructure and highly concentrated populations, cities are also vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, such as rising sea levels, warmer temperatures... more...

  • Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisionsby Katherine Richardson; Will Steffen; Diana Liverman

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 48.00

    Provides an up-to-date synthesis of all knowledge relevant to the climate change issue, for researchers, professionals and advanced students. more...

  • No Rain in the Amazonby Nikolas Kozloff

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    Acting as the planet?s air conditioner, the rainforest sucks up millions of tons of greenhouse gases and stores them safely out of the atmosphere. South America's deforestation threatens to unleash a kind of ?carbon bomb? that will add to our already deteriorating climate difficulties. As he travels across Peru and Brazil, recognized South America... more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reductionby Rajib Shaw; Juan Pulhin; Joy Pereira

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 164.95

    Following on from Volume 4 in this series, which looked at issues and challenges with regard to Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Volume 5 has a specific focus on Asia. Arguably among the regions of the world most vulnerable to climate change, Asia has different mechanisms for CCA and DRR activities. Synergies between... more...

  • 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...