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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
This book provides a collection of the state-of-the-art methodologies and approaches suggested for detecting extremes, trend analysis, accounting for nonstationarities, and uncertainties associated to extreme value analysis in a changing climate condition. Furthermore, the book addresses current hydrometeorologic global data sets and their applications... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...