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- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
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$ 130.00
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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 23.14
Der Klimawandel ist die am besten angekündigte Veränderung der Geschichte. Trotz der wissenschaftlichen Erforschung ist ein Wahrnehmungsproblem erkennbar, welches aus der ungreifbaren Komplexität des Phänomens Klima resultiert. Den Ausgangspunkt dieser Untersuchung bildet die Schwierigkeit, das Phänomen in seiner Komplexität zu vermitteln. Eine steigende... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00
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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 84.95
Global warming and climate change present complex interlocking issues of public policy, multilateral negotiation, and technological advancement. This book explores both the problems and the opportunities presented by international agreements, and examines the technological developments and policy goals that can be pursued to effect the changes necessary. ... 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$ 133.95
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...
- Springer 2002; US$ 125.00
This text presents a comprehensive analysis of various aspects of air temperature and atmospheric precipitation variability over a period of instrumental observation in the Arctic, using data from stations, updated to the year 2000. 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...