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  • 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...

  • Climate Forcing of Geological Hazardsby Bill McGuire; Mark A. Maslin

    Wiley 2012; US$ 169.95

    Climate Forcing of Geological Hazards provides a valuable new insight into how climate change is able to influence, modulate and trigger geological and geomorphological phenomena, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and landslides; ultimately increasing the risk of natural hazards in a warmer world. Taken together, the chapters build... 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...

  • Climate Economicsby Frank Ackerman; Elizabeth A. Stanton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Climate science paints a bleak picture: The continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions is increasingly likely to cause irreversible and catastrophic effects. Urgent action is needed to prepare for the initial rounds of climatic change, which are already unstoppable. While the opportunity to avert all climate damage has now passed, well-designed... more...

  • The Politics of Climate Changeby Anthony Giddens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    "A landmark study in the struggle to contain climate change, the greatest challenge of our era. I urge everyone to read it." Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States of America Since it first appeared, this book has achieved a classic status. Reprinted many times since its publication, it remains the only work that looks in detail... more...

  • The Governance of Climate Changeby David Held; Marika Theros; Angus Fane-Hervey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Climate change poses one of the greatest challenges for human society in the twenty-first century, yet there is a major disconnect between our actions to deal with it and the gravity of the threat it implies. In a world where the fate of countries is increasingly intertwined, how should we think about, and accordingly, how should we manage, the types... more...

  • Successful Adaptation to Climate Changeby Susanne C. Moser; Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    What does successful adaptation look like? This is a question we are frequently asked by planners, policy makers and other professionals charged with the task of developing and implementing adaptation strategies. While adaptation is increasingly recognized as an important climate risk management strategy, and on-the-ground adaptation planning activity... more...

  • Climate Change And Social Justiceby Jeremy Moss

    Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 33.32

    The impacts of climate change can already be felt in society and on the Earth itself. As new evidence of the environmental impact of climate change is constantly emerging, we are forced to confront the significance of our political decisions about who will pay the price of responding to a changing climate. In the rush to avoid or reduce the repercussions... more...

  • The Climate Bonusby Alison Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    We urgently need to transform to a low carbon society, yet our progress is painfully slow, in part because there is widespread public concern that this will require sacrifice and high costs. But this need not be the case. Many carbon reduction policies provide a range of additional benefits, from reduced air pollution and increased energy security... more...

  • Climate Change and Tradition in a Small Island Stateby Peter Rudiak-Gould

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The citizens of the Marshall Islands have been told that climate change will doom their country, and they have seen confirmatory omens in the land, air, and sea. This book investigates how grassroots Marshallese society has interpreted and responded to this threat as intimated by local observation, science communication, and Biblical exegesis. With... more...