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- 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... more...
- Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 19.01
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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 49.99
Diether Kramer befasst sich mit dem Ruckgang und dem damit einhergehenden Wandel der Sterblichkeit in der Steiermark ? dem sogenannten epidemiologischen Ubergang. Diese Dissertation entstand im Rahmen des FWF-Forschungsprojektes P-21157 ?Der Erste Demografische Ubergang in Osterreich 1869-1937? (Syn. GAFP). Im Zuge dessen erfolgte eine umfangreiche... more...
- 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...
- Springer 2009; US$ 159.00
Covers the scientific basis of climate change and the instruments to prevent or reduce negative climate effects. This work discusses evaluation methods for climate impacts from industrial processes. It defines climate relevant processes and measures to reduce their impact such as sequestration. more...
- Earthscan 2008; US$ 127.00
To date, climate change adaptation and mitigation have been treated separately both in research and in the climate negotiations. However, a growing body of literature is now being developed that points to actual and potential synergies and trade-offs between responses to climate change and sustainability. This literature has evolved in a spontaneous... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 60.00
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...
- Zed Books 2009; US$ 22.95
Climate change is a major challenge for us all, but for African countries it represents a particular threat. This book outlines current thinking and evidence and the impact such change will have on Africa's development prospects. 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 40.00
The negative impacts of climate change will hit poor people and poor countries disproportionately, and further compromise the achievement of their development objectives. Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Development Co-operation provides essential information and advice on how to facilitate the integration of adaptation into development processes.... more...