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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99
Climate change threatens the economy of the United States through increased flooding and storm damage, climate-driven changes in crop yields, disruptions in labor productivity, crime, and public health and heat-related strains on energy systems. Combining current data with state-of-the-art climate models, econometric research on human responses to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95
Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a social resilience approach. The book is based on... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
This volume deals with the multifaceted and interdependent impacts of climate change on society from the perspective of a broad set of disciplines. The main objective of the book is to assess public and private cost of climate change as far as quantifiable, while taking into account the high degree of uncertainty. It offers new insights for the economic... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 27.95
If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 percent chance this might eventually lead to a catastrophe beyond anything we could imagine, why aren't... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
Climate change brings about a new set of major economic risks arising from changing weather patterns, extreme weather events and rising sea levels. Most at risk are developing countries who, despite considerable post-disaster donor aid, have been bearing the major brunt of disaster-related losses. One adaptation solution that is rapidly gaining the... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Governments all over the world are struggling with the question of how to adapt to climate change. They need information not only about the issue and its possible consequences, but also about feasible governance strategies and instruments to combat it. At the same time, scientists from different social disciplines are trying to understand the dynamics... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 43.25
Bevölkerungsentwicklung, Urbanisierung, Globalisierung, Klimawandel und Biodiversität - der Globale Wandel hat viele Gesichter. Umfassend, thematisch übergreifend und verständlich erklärt Rüdiger Glaser alle Aspekte dieses Prozesses, der das heutige Erscheinungsbild der Erde grundlegend verändert. Konkretisierend betrachtet Glaser weltweite Schauplätze,... more...