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Global temperature changes

  • Climate Economicsby Frank Ackerman; Elizabeth A. Stanton

    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...

  • Extremes in a Changing Climateby Amir AghaKouchak; David Easterling; Kuolin Hsu; Siegfried Schubert; Soroosh Sorooshian

    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...

  • Building Resilience to Climate Change in South Caucasus Agricultureby Nicolas Ahouissoussi; James E. Neumann; Jitendra P. Srivastava

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 29.99

    This book illustrates the World Bank’s 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...

  • After Cancúnby Elmar Altvater; Achim Brunnengräber

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Discourses of Global Climate Changeby Jonas Anshelm; Martin Hultman

    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...

  • A Short Guide to Climate Change Riskby Professor Nigel Arnell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 34.95

    Climate change poses a risk to business operations and to markets--but at the same time, it can bring opportunities for some businesses. With chapters on the nature, science and politics of climate change risk, as well as how to assess, then how to cope with it, and recommendations for incorporating climate change risks into a Company Climate Risk... more...

  • Towards a Sustainable Asiaby Association of Academies of Science

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 139.00

    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...

  • Klimawandel und Resilienz in Bangladeschby Tibor Aßheuer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 44.85

    <P>Der Klimawandel bedroht in besonderer Weise Menschen in den Slums der Megastädte. Aufgrund der zunehmenden Informalität und der hohen Vulnerabilität der Slum-Bevölkerung scheint dabei eine Anpassung an den Klimawandel unwahrscheinlich. Durch die Massenmedien verstärkt, entsteht ein Mythos der Perspektivlosigkeit. Dieses Buch hinterfragt den... more...

  • Wie eine Wissenschaft die Erde und sich erhitzt -by Jürgen Bellers; Markus Porsche-Ludwig

    Traugott Bautz 2012; US$ 12.41

    Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse sind nicht nur Ergebnis reiner Vernunft, sondern auch Folge von binnenwissenschaftlichen Konkurrenz- und Reputationsprozessen sowie individuellen Profilierungsstrategien, durch die man in den Medien hervorstechen will. Und da diese am liebsten Negatives berichten, erfindet die Klimaforschung durch waghalsige Prognosen Katastrophen,... more...

  • Climate Changeby André Berger; Fedor Mesinger; Djordje Sijacki

    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...