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  • Human Security and Climate Change in Southeast Asiaby Lorraine Elliott; Mely Caballero-Anthony

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Water Management and Public Participationby Alka Upadhyay; Raveendra Kumar Rai

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) is an approach that promotes the coordinated development and management of water, land and related resources, in order to maximize economic and social welfare in an equitable manner without compromising the sustainability of vital ecosystems. Without public interest and participation, successful implementation... more...

  • Climate Change and Water Governanceby Margot Hill

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    The book presents detailed case studies examining the Rhône Basin in the Canton Valais, Switzerland and the Aconcagua Basin in Valparaiso, Chile. In order to understand and assess the interplay of complex and interlinked environmental and socio-economic issues, the author looks beyond the technology, modelling, engineering and infrastructure associated... more...

  • Low-carbon Technology Transferby David G. Ockwell; Alexandra Mallett

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 104.00

    Low carbon technology transfer to developing countries has been both a lynchpin of, and a key stumbling block to a global deal on climate change. This book brings together for the first time in one place the work of some of the world's leading contemporary researchers in this field. It provides a practical, empirically grounded guide for policy makers... more...

  • Environmental Apocalypse in Science and Artby Sergio Fava

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Why are climate mitigation and adaptation failing? This book situates climate policy in the cultural history of future-prediction practices. Tracing relations between modelling, epistemology, politics, food security, religion, art and the apocalyptic, its case studies examine how different modes of representing nature and imagining futures are catalysts... more...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 133.95

    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 Forcing of Geological Hazardsby Bill McGuire; Mark A. Maslin

    Wiley 2012; US$ 164.95

    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...

  • Climate Economicsby Frank Ackerman; Elizabeth A. Stanton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book reviews the state of the art in climate economics, and in the science on which it rests. It covers the estimation of climate damages, an area where economic models lag far behind current empirical research. Recent work on uncertainty and catastrophic risk has challenged past approaches to climate policy, offering new decision rules for extreme... more...