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- Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95 US$ 86.62
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$ 7.99
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 97.71
This thesis confirms many changes, including sharp temperature rise, interannual variability of precipitation, extreme climate events and significant decreases of sunshine duration and wind speed in southwestern China, and systemically explores the action mechanism between large-scale atmospheric circulation systems, the complicated topography, human... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95
This book discusses the state of global climate change policy and the financing of climate resilient public infrastructure. It explains the sources of tensions and conflict between developing and developed countries with regard to global climate protection policies, and highlights the biases and asymmetries that may work against gender equality, women?s... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 16.00
In 2010, while editing a report on the effects of climate change in Iowa, ecologist Cornelia Mutel came to grips with the magnitude and urgency of the problem. She already knew the basics: greenhouse gas emissions and global average temperatures are rising on a trajectory that could, within decades, propel us beyond far-reaching, irreversible atmospheric... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 239.00
It has been known at least since the end of the century that the polar areas play a very important role in the formation of the Earth?s climates. It is also known today that they are the most sensitive regions to climatic change, and are thus perfect case studies for the detection of such changes. The most serious obstacle to the study of climatic... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Offers an analysis of the complex relations that influence sustainable development within the context of global economic restructuring and the heritage of democracy. This book examines climate change implications for two major global agendas: sustainable development and poverty reduction. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 54.00
Against the background of a projected doubling of world greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, this book explores feasible ways to abate them at least cost. Through quantitative analysis, it addresses key climate policy issues including: an ideal set of climate policy tools; the size of the economic and environmental costs of incomplete... more...