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  • Climate Change, Human Security and Violent Conflictby 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Human Security and Climate Change in Southeast Asiaby Lorraine Elliott; Mely Caballero-Anthony

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book makes an important and timely contribution to debates about the relationship between climate change and security in Southeast Asia. It does so through a human security lens, drawing on local and regional expertise to discuss the threats that climate change poses to human security in Southeast Asia and to show how a human security approach... more...

  • Urban Areas and Global Climate Changeby William Holt; Ray Hutchison

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 134.95

    Examining urban environmental issues at the macro, municipal level down to the micro community and individual level, this volume features cities and metropolitan regions across the global north and south with case studies from the United States, Canada, Eastern and Western Europe to India, Central America, South America and Africa. more...

  • Climate Change at the City Scaleby Anton Cartwright; Susan Parnell; Gregg Oelofse; Sarah Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00

    Climate change impacts are scale and context specific, and cities are likely to bear some of the greatest costs. In recent years  cities have begun to craft their own climate change responses against the backdrop of the reluctance displayed by nation-states in committing to emissions reductions and managing the consequences of climate change. Climate... more...

  • Climate Politics And The Climate Movement In Australiaby Verity Burgmann; Hans Baer

    Melbourne University Publishing 2012; Not Available

    Climate change is the hottest topic of the twenty-first century and the climate movement a significant global social movement. This book examines the broad context of Australian climate politics and the place of the climate movement within it. Acting 'from above' are the most powerful forces-corporations and governments, both Labor and Coalition-with... more...

  • Climate Change and Water Governanceby Margot Hill

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    With detailed case studies of water resources and management regimes in the Swiss Alps and Chilean Andes, this publication draws on years of research, adding to a growing body of work assessing the implications of climate change on resource governance. more...

  • Low-carbon Technology Transferby David G. Ockwell; Alexandra Mallett

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 104.00

    Low carbon technology transfer to developing countries has been both a lynchpin of, and a key stumbling block to a global deal on climate change. This book brings together for the first time in one place the work of some of the world's leading contemporary researchers in this field. It provides a practical, empirically grounded guide for policy makers... more...