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  • 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...

  • Human Securityby Mary Kaldor

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    There is a real security gap in the world today. Millions of peoplein regions like the Middle East or East and Central Africa orCentral Asia where new wars are taking place live in daily fear ofviolence. Moreover new wars are increasingly intertwined with otherglobal risks the spread of disease, vulnerability to naturaldisasters, poverty and homelessness.... 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...

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

    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...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.95

    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... more...

  • Climate Shockby Gernot Wagner; Martin L. Weitzman

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 percent chance this might eventually lead to a catastrophe beyond anything we could imagine, why aren't... 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 Change and Technological Optionsby Konrad Soyez; Hartmut Grabl

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Economics of Climate Change Mitigationby OECD Publishing

    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...