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  • Organizing Cools the Planetby Joshua Kahn Russell; Hilary Moore

    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...

  • What Will Workby Kristin Shrader-Frechette

    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...

  • Climate Changeby Micha Tomkiewicz

    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...

  • Cardiac Drug Safetyby Matthew J. Killeen; Ian N. Sabir

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 108.00

    Ensuring the safety of new medical products remains a major challenge for the pharmaceutical industry. Cardiac safety, particularly drug-induced heart rhythm abnormalities, remains an important cause of pipeline attrition and has resulted in countless major product recalls or label changes. The risk of encountering this major adverse event continues... more...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...