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  • Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Citiesby Bruce Frayne; Caroline Moser; Gina Ziervogel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 119.95

    There is overwhelming evidence that the climate is changing. It is the poorest countries and people who are the most vulnerable to this threat and who will suffer the most. This book shows how increasing urbanization and growing poverty levels mean that it is imperative to ask how climate change might impact on asset accumulation and food security... 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 Mitigationby Mitsutsune Yamaguchi

    Springer 2012; US$ 89.95

    Climate change is mainly caused by emissions of carbon dioxide when burning fossil fuels, which provides more than 85 per cent of the primary energy of the world. Strategies for mitigating climate change are closely connected with how to handle economic and social activities through their effects on the use of energy. "Climate Change Mitigation"... more...

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Regionby Redouane Choukr-Allah; Ragab Ragab; Rafael Rodriguez-Clemente

    Springer 2012; US$ 209.00

    This book puts great emphasis on the importance of Integrated Water Resources Management IWRM as the way forward towards food, water, and energy security. It offers better ways and means of managing the limited water resources; using water more efficiently; adopting new policies in order to cope with climate change and drought; increase water supply... more...

  • Climate Change and Disaster Risk Managementby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer 2012; US$ 229.00

    There has been some degree of reluctance in the past to consider disaster risk management within the mainstream of adaptation to climate variability and climate change. However, there is now wide recognition of the need to incorporate disaster risk management concerns in dealing with such phenomena. There is also a growing awareness of the necessity... more...

  • Climate Change Denialby Haydn Washington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 25.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 100.00

    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...