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- Springer 2009; US$ 339.00
Summarizes the results of an EU project (CLIME) that quantified the effects of observed and projected changes in the climate on the seasonal dynamics of lakes in Northern, Western and Central Europe. This book includes chapters on the phenology and modeling of lake ice, the flux of dissolved organic carbon and seasonal succession of phytoplankton. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 159.00
Covering the ethical dimensions of international-level adaptation funding, a subject of growing interest in the climate change debate, this book provides a theoretical analysis of the ethical foundations of the UNFCCC regime on adaptation funding, one that culminates in the definition of a framework of justice. The text features an interpretative analysis... more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 24.99
The climate is changing and many Eastern European and Former Soviet Union countries are vulnerable to the consequences. Many countries are facing warmer temperatures, a changing hydrology and more extremes, droughts, floods, heat waves, windstorms, and forest fires. Already the frequency and cost of natural disasters have risen dramatically in the... more...
- Encounter Books 2010; US$ 5.99
As the U.N. moves closer to a new global warming treaty, it is time to examine the calls for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. The health and welfare of humanity has benefited from access to fossil fuels, and any drastic move to limit that access must have extraordinary evidence to support it. While alternative energy technologies will increasingly... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 144.95
Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) are closely associated. This volume will help researchers and practitioners to have a better idea on the current trend of research in the field, and will provide basic knowledge on this important topic. more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 24.95
The Weather Makers is a book of the utmost importance to everyone on the planet. By burning fossil fuels we are causing our planet to become warmer. We are now the weather makers, and the climate we are creating threatens our future. Tim Flannery shows how we can all help to combat these problems. You may be surprised at how much you can do. more...
- PM Press 2011; US$ 4.00
Organizing Cools The Planet weaves together stories, analysis, organizing tools, and provocative questions, to offer a snapshot of U.S. climate activism and provide pathways for readers to participate in it. Authors share hard lessons learned, reflect on strategy, and grapple with the challenges of their roles as organizers who do not come from... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 26.99
What Will Work makes a rigorous and compelling case that energy efficiencies and renewable energy-and not nuclear fission or "clean coal"-are the most effective, cheapest, and equitable solutions to the pressing problem of climate change. Kristin Shrader-Frechette, a respected environmental ethicist and scientist, makes a damning case that... more...
- Momentum Press 2011; US$ 87.00
There are many books on global warming written entirely from a layman's perspective, and there is a great deal of scientific literature on this subject. But few if any books attempt to bridge the science to those who lack a rigorous background in mathematics, physics and chemistry--but who may be working on careers in environmental science and policy.... more...