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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Climate Change and Island and Coastal Vulnerabilityby J. Sundaresan; S. Sreekesh; AL Ramanathan; Leonard Sonnenschein; Ram Boojh

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Climate Change and Island and Coastal Vulnerability” is the outcome of a selection of peer reviewed  edited papers presented at the International Workshop on Climate Change and Island Vulnerability (IWCCI) held at Kadmat Island, Lakshadweep, India in October 2010. Marine and coastal biodiversity, sea level rise vulnerability, fisheries, climate... more...

  • The Politics of Climate Changeby Anthony Giddens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

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