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- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 95.99
This book presents both theoretical concepts and methodologies for detecting extremes, trend analysis, accounting for nonstationarities and uncertainties associated with extreme value analysis in a changing climate. Includes several climate case studies. 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.46
The world is facing several serious challenges at the close of the fossil and nuclear energy regime: the limited resources of cheap conventional oil can only be surmounted by tapping unconventional oil reserves, e.g. deep sea oil. The explosion of the oil platform Deepwater Horizon in 2010 and the subsequent oil spill caused enormous damage, which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book examines the arguments made by political actors in the creation of antagonistic discourses on climate change. Using in-depth empirical research from Sweden, a country considered by the international political community to be a frontrunner in tackling climate change, it draws out lessons that contribute to the worldwide environmental debate.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 92.79
The product of a major research project initiated by the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia, this is one of a series of books analyzing central questions regarding sustainability in Asia. This volume covers the wider environment and climate change. more...
- Springer Vienna 2012; US$ 181.32
Experts in climate and water sciences from Canada, the United States, Brazil, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, France, Serbia, and other European countries and the UNESCO gathered at the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts on the occasion of the 130th birthday anniversary of the geophysicist Milutin Milankovitch. The collection of their presentations is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 52.95
Interdisciplinarity and Climate Change is a major new book addressing one of the most challenging questions of our time. Its unique standpoint is based on the recognition that effective and coherent interdisciplinarity is necessary to deal with the issue of climate change, and the multitude of linked phenomena which both constitute and connect to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
To date, climate change adaptation and mitigation have been treated separately both in research and in the climate negotiations. However, a growing body of literature is now being developed that points to actual and potential synergies and trade-offs between responses to climate change and sustainability. This literature has evolved in a spontaneous... more...
- Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available
With examples from actual plans, Local Climate Action Planning guides readers through the entire plan development process, identifying the key considerations and choices that must be made in order to assure that a plan is both workable and effective. more...