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  • Klimawandel und Resilienz in Bangladeschby Tibor Aßheuer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 43.86

    <P>Der Klimawandel bedroht in besonderer Weise Menschen in den Slums der Megastädte. Aufgrund der zunehmenden Informalität und der hohen Vulnerabilität der Slum-Bevölkerung scheint dabei eine Anpassung an den Klimawandel unwahrscheinlich. Durch die Massenmedien verstärkt, entsteht ein Mythos der Perspektivlosigkeit. Dieses Buch hinterfragt den... more...

  • 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...

  • A Short Guide to Climate Change Riskby Nigel Arnell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 34.95

    Climate change poses a risk to business operations and to markets--but at the same time, it can bring opportunities for some businesses. With chapters on the nature, science and politics of climate change risk, as well as how to assess, then how to cope with it, and recommendations for incorporating climate change risks into a Company Climate Risk... 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...

  • 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: 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...

  • 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...