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- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 137.95
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 use... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 137.95
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...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99
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...
- Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 17.17
Mikrokredite sind seit mehr als zehn Jahren zentraler Bestandteil der Entwicklungspolitik. Sie werden als Wunderwaffe gegen die Armut gepriesen, mit der sich Frauen emanzipieren und Kleinunternehmerinnen eine Existenzgrundlage erarbeiten können. Unter dem Stichwort »Social Business« werben Finanzprogramme für eine angeblich humane Marktwirtschaft.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 154.95
The coastal zone is one of the most dynamic environments on our planet and is much affected by global change, especially sea-level rise. Coastal environments harbour valuable ecosystems, but they are also hugely important from a societal point of view. This book, which draws on the expertise of 21 leading international coastal scientists, represents... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.99
Climate change is the greatest single problem we face as a planet. This important introduction skilfully guides us through the complex mix of scientific, political, social, and environmental issues to explore the possible futures for our world. Focusing on the fact that the point of no return? may have already been passed, Boyd and Tompkins highlight... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Failed attempts at producing ambitious global climate commitments and instruments have made it increasingly important for nation states to deliver climate policies. This in turn requires a better understanding of national climate policymaking. In this book, Elin Lerum Boasson develops an innovative and well-grounded analytical framework for assessing... more...