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  • Climate Changeby Emily Boyd; Emma L Tompkins

    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...

  • Modern Climate Change Scienceby G. Thomas Farmer

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    Composed of two extensive sections, this book surveys important work in climate change science, mainly in the United States, and introduces contributions to the body of science that have arrived on the scene between January 2013 and February 2014.The opening section offers a broad examination of contemporary climate change science, with subsections... more...

  • National Climate Policyby Elin Lerum Boasson

    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...

  • Der Klimawandel in der Kunst: Alternative Strategien der Vermittlungby Anna Wiese

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 23.32

    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...

  • Study on Climate Change in Southwestern Chinaby Zongxing Li

    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...

  • Climate Adaptation Futuresby Jean P. Palutikof; Sarah L. Boulter; Andrew J. Ash; Mark Stafford Smith; Martin Parry; Marie Waschka; Daniela Guitart

    Wiley 2013; US$ 160.00

    Jean Palutikof is the Director of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) where she has built a national program of adaptation research, communication and partnerships. Prior to joining NCCARF she managed the production of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report for Working Group II... more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Practiceby Philipp Schmidt-Thome; Johannes Klein

    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...

  • Human Securityby Mary Kaldor

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Mary Kaldor is Professor of Global Governance at the London School of Economics and Political Science. more...

  • The Challenge of Climate Changeby Daniel P. Perlmutter; Robert L. Rothstein

    Wiley 2011; US$ 43.99

    DANIEL D. PERLMUTTER is Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, and has served as Chair of the Chemical Engineering Department at the University and as University Ombudsman. His contributions were recognized by a Lindbach Award for excellence in teaching, a Guggenheim Foundation Award for research, two Fulbright Fellowships,... more...

  • Climate Change and Sustainable Developmentby M.A.M. Salih

    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...