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  • No Rain in the Amazonby Nikolas Kozloff

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 8.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • After Cancúnby Elmar Altvater; Achim Brunnengräber

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99

    The world is facing several serious challenges at the close of the fossil and nuclear energy regime: the limited resources of cheap conventional oil can only be surmounted by tapping unconventional oil reserves, e.g. deep sea oil. The explosion of the oil platform Deepwater Horizon in 2010 and the subsequent oil spill caused enormous damage, which... 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...

  • Climate Changeby

    Springer Vienna 2012; US$ 189.00

    Experts in climate and water sciences from Canada, the United States, Brazil, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, France, Serbia, and other European countries and the UNESCO gathered at the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts on the occasion of the 130th birthday anniversary of the geophysicist Milutin Milankovitch. The collection of their presentations is... more...

  • Kalkül versus Katastropheby Friedemann Lembcke

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    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

    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...