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  • 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...

  • Towards a Sustainable Asiaby Association of Academies of Science

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 139.00

    The product of a major research project initiated by the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia, this is one of a series of books analyzing central questions regarding sustainability in Asia. This volume covers the wider environment and climate change. more...

  • Cardiac Drug Safetyby Matthew J. Killeen; Ian N. Sabir

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 66.00

    Ensuring the safety of new medical products remains a major challenge for the pharmaceutical industry. Cardiac safety, particularly drug-induced heart rhythm abnormalities, remains an important cause of pipeline attrition and has resulted in countless major product recalls or label changes. The risk of encountering this major adverse event continues... more...

  • Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Citiesby Bruce Frayne; Caroline Moser; Gina Ziervogel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 119.95

    There is overwhelming evidence that the climate is changing. It is the poorest countries and people who are the most vulnerable to this threat and who will suffer the most. This book shows how increasing urbanization and growing poverty levels mean that it is imperative to ask how climate change might impact on asset accumulation and food security... more...

  • Climate Change and Future Justiceby Catriona McKinnon

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Climate change creates unprecedented problems of intergenerational justice. What do members of the current generation owe to future generations in virtue of the contribution they are making to climate change? Providing important new insights within the theoretical framework of political liberalism, Climate Change and Future Justice presents arguments... more...

  • Climate Change, Human Security and Violent Conflictby Jürgen Scheffran; Michael Brzoska; Hans Günter Brauch; P. Michael Link; Janpeter Schilling

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 299.00

    Climate change is a key topic in security and conflict research. As global warming takes hold of our planet, this volume combines the research of 40 international academics to assess how big an impact climate change could have on international governance. more...

  • Climate Changeby André Berger; Fedor Mesinger; Djordje Sijacki

    Springer Vienna 2012; US$ 219.00

    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...

  • Climate Change and Energy Insecurityby Felix Dodds; Richard Sherman

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 38.95

    Climate change is now recognised as one of the greatest challenges facing the international community and when coupled with energy production and use - the most significant contributor to climate change - and the related security problems the double threat to international security and human development is of the highest order. This wide-ranging book... more...

  • Innovation, Global Change and Territorial Resilienceby Philip Cooke; Mario Davide Parrilli; Jose Luis Curbelo

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    The critical message of this book is that in the current context of global change, local and national territories have to upgrade their resilience in terms of improving both their competitiveness and capability to innovate. Localized creativity, small high-tech entrepreneurship, related innovation platforms, social capital embedded in dynamically open... more...

  • Climate Change Denialby Haydn Washington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    Humans have always used denial. When we are afraid, guilty, confused, or when something interferes with our self-image, we tend to deny it. Yet denial is a delusion. When it impacts on the health of oneself, or society, or the world it becomes a pathology. Climate change denial is such a case. Paradoxically, as the climate science has become more certain,... more...