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- International Monetary Fund 2009; US$ 9.00
In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Climate change is a controversial topic; some people assert that climate change is not occurring, and others believe that reports are inaccurate, that whilst climate change is happening, it may not be caused by human activity. There are also climate alarmists who use IPCC reports to support their claims that erratic weather patterns are a result of... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
This book presents methods to assess the impacts of extreme weather and ecological stress along with possible approaches to improve the adaptive capacity of Sub-Saharan cities through institutional measures at the local government level. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; Not Available
Climate change highlights the challenges for long-term policy making in the face of persistent and irreducible levels of uncertainties. It calls for the development of flexible approaches, innovative governance and other elements that contribute to effective and adaptive decision-making. Exploring these new approaches is also a challenge for those... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; Not Available
This book identifies lessons learned from natural hazard experiences to help communities plan for and adapt to climate change. Written by leading experts, the case studies examine diverse experiences, from severe storms to sea-level related hazards, droughts, heat waves, wildfires, floods, earthquakes and tsunami, in North America, Europe, Australasia,... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 29.99
This book illustrates the World Banks commitment to assist countries to respond to the opportunities and challenges posed by climate change. Undertaken in collaborative partnership with policy makers, farmers, civil society, and other stakeholders in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, it provides a much needed response to the call for action by... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; Not Available
?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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
When it comes to climate change, the greatest difficulty we face is that we do not know the likely degree of change or its cost, which means that environmental policy decisions have to be made under uncertainty. This book offers an accessible philosophical treatment of the broad range of ethical and policy challenges posed by climate change uncertainty.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 133.95
The book advances knowledge about climate change adaptation practices through a series of case studies. It presents important evidence about adaptation practices in agriculture, businesses, the coastal zone, community services, disaster management, ecosystems, indigneous populations, and settlements and infrastructure. In addition to 38 case studies... more...