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  • The Wrath of Capitalby Adrian Parr

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    While climate change has become the dominant concern of the twenty-first century, global powers refuse to implement the changes required to reverse these trends. Rather, they have neoliberalized nature and climate change politics and discourse, indicating a more virulent strain of capital accumulation on the horizon. Adrian Parr calls attention to... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Environmental Apocalypse in Science and Artby Sergio Fava

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    At a time when it is clear that climate change adaptation and mitigation are failing, this book examines how our assumptions about (valid and usable) knowledge are preventing effective climate action. Through a cross-disciplinary, empirically-based analysis of climate science and policy, the book situates the failures of climate policy in the cultural... more...

  • Adaptive Governance and Climate Changeby Ronald Brunner; Amanda Lynch

    American Meteorological Society 2013; US$ 29.95

    This book offers a political and historical analysis of climate change policy; shows how adaptive governance has worked in Barrow, Alaska and other local communities and makes the case for adaptive governance as a component of the climate change regime. more...