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  • Climate Change at the City Scaleby Anton Cartwright; Susan Parnell; Gregg Oelofse; Sarah Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00

    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$ 140.00

    At a time when it is clear that climate change adaptation and mitigation are failing, this book examines how our assumptions about (valid and usable) knowledge are preventing effective climate action. Through a cross-disciplinary, empirically-based analysis of climate science and policy, the book situates the failures of climate policy in the cultural... more...

  • Adaptive Governance and Climate Changeby Ronald Brunner; Amanda Lynch

    American Meteorological Society 2013; US$ 29.95

    Makes the case for adaptive governance as a complementary approach in the climate change regime Introduces new concepts Gives a modern approach 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 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...

  • Climate Economicsby Frank Ackerman; Elizabeth A. Stanton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    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...