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  • 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 and Societyby Nico Stehr; Hans von Storch

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 62.00

    Climate and Society presents from a transdisciplinary view, climate and its changes, impact and perception. The history of climate and its different approaches over time — which are anthropocentric and more system-oriented, academic and application-driven — are reviewed, as are the possibilities of managing climate, in particular by steering... more...

  • Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Watersby Charles R. Goldman; Michio Kumagai; Richard D. Robarts

    Wiley 2012; US$ 137.95

    Effects of global warming on the physical, chemical, ecological structure and function and biodiversity of freshwater ecosystems are not well understood and there are many opinions on how to adapt aquatic environments to global warming in order to minimize the negative effects of climate change.  Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters... more...

  • Der Klimawandel in der Kunst: Alternative Strategien der Vermittlungby Anna Wiese

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 23.14

    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...

  • Discourses of Global Climate Changeby Jonas Anshelm; Martin Hultman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the arguments made by political actors in the creation of antagonistic discourses on climate change. Using in-depth empirical research from Sweden, a country considered by the international political community to be a frontrunner in tackling climate change, it draws out lessons that contribute to the worldwide environmental debate.... more...

  • Diskurse des Climate Engineeringby Stephanie Uther

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    ?Climate Engineering steht für großskalige, technologische Vorhaben, die zur Bekämpfung des Klimawandels in das Erdsystem eingreifen sollen. In Großbritannien und Deutschland hat dies zu kontroversen öffentlichen Debatten zwischen Gegnern und Befürwortern der vorgeschlagenen Technologien geführt. Stephanie Uther zeigt anhand einer argumentativen Analyse... more...

  • Economic Evaluation of Climate Change Impactsby Karl W. Steininger; Martin König; Birgit Bednar-Friedl; Lukas Kranzl; Wolfgang Loibl; Franz Prettenthaler

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This volume deals with the multifaceted and interdependent impacts of climate change on society from the perspective of a broad set of disciplines. The main objective of the book is to assess public and private cost of climate change as far as quantifiable, while taking into account the high degree of uncertainty. It offers new insights for the economic... more...

  • Economic Risks of Climate Changeby Trevor Houser; Solomon Hsiang; Robert Kopp; Kate Larsen; Michael R. Bloomberg

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Climate change threatens the economy of the United States through increased flooding and storm damage, climate-driven changes in crop yields, disruptions in labor productivity, crime, and public health and heat-related strains on energy systems. Combining current data with state-of-the-art climate models, econometric research on human responses to... 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...

  • Environmental Apocalypse in Science and Artby Sergio Fava

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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...