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Global temperature changes

  • Governing the Uncertainby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    Viewing the need for adaptation to climate change as a central issue of governance, this book details two case studies that demonstrate the utility of decentralizing the praxis of adaptation to key societal actors as well as to different levels of government. more...

  • Climate Changeby

    Springer Vienna 2012; US$ 219.00

    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...

  • Climate Change Vulnerability in Southern African Citiesby

    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...

  • Adapting to Climate Changeby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • Arctic Climate Changeby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00

    The Arctic is now experiencing some of the most rapid and severe climate change on earth, with far-reaching consequences. This volume addresses a number of central topics including our understanding of the role of the Arctic in the global climate system. more...

  • EcoProduction and Logisticsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book explores environmentally conscious manufacturing, which seeks to minimize footprint effects on the natural environment. Covers eco-friendly production technologies; recycling, remanufacturing and reuse, waste reduction and management. more...

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Regionby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00

    This book puts great emphasis on the importance of Integrated Water Resources Management IWRM as the way forward towards food, water, and energy security. It offers better ways and means of managing the limited water resources; using water more efficiently; adopting new policies in order to cope with climate change and drought; increase water supply... more...

  • Climate Change Mitigationby

    Springer London 2012; US$ 89.95

    This book investigates and evaluates response strategies using both a vertical balance approach and a horizontal balance approach. Analyzes the costs and benefits of mitigation measures, and their effects on environment, energy security and energy economy. more...

  • Extremes in a Changing Climateby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Climate Change and Island and Coastal Vulnerabilityby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book argues that biodiversity of islands should be protected as a natural mechanism to mitigate climate change. Includes information on coral bleaching, data on core records in the Arabian Sea spanning ten thousand years, and much more. more...