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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95
Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a social resilience approach. The book is based on primary... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 33.32
The impacts of climate change can already be felt in society and on the Earth itself. As new evidence of the environmental impact of climate change is constantly emerging, we are forced to confront the significance of our political decisions about who will pay the price of responding to a changing climate. In the rush to avoid or reduce the repercussions... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Climate change is a controversial topic; some people assert that climate change is not occurring, and others believe that reports are inaccurate, that whilst climate change is happening, it may not be caused by human activity. There are also climate alarmists who use IPCC reports to support their claims that erratic weather patterns are a result of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
In the last thirty years, China has experienced rapid economic development and urbanisation which has resulted in high levels of environmental degradation and has put considerable pressure on the country?s infrastructure and natural resources. As China commits to considerably lower the carbon intensity of its economy, this volume analyses and explains... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 22.95
Climate change and justice are so closely associated that many people take it for granted that a global climate treaty should--indeed, must--directly address both issues together. But, in fact, this would be a serious mistake, one that, by dooming effective international limits on greenhouse gases, would actually make the world's poor and developing... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00
This overview of global warming and its human causes examines the international agreements regarding climate change and the U.S. response to those agreements, as well as key provisions of the Kyoto Protocol, to explain the difficulties of any subsequent treaties. Framing the scientific debate against moral, ethical, and religious considerations, the... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
This book presents methods to assess the impacts of extreme weather and ecological stress along with possible approaches to improve the adaptive capacity of Sub-Saharan cities through institutional measures at the local government level. more...
- 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...
- 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...