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Global temperature changes

  • Discourses of Global Climate Changeby Jonas Anshelm; Martin Hultman

    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...

  • Applied Studies in Climate Adaptationby Jean P. Palutikof; Sarah L. Boulter; Jon Barnett; David Rissik

    Wiley 2014; US$ 132.50

    The book advances knowledge about climate change adaptation practices through a series of case studies. It presents important evidence about adaptation practices in agriculture, businesses, the coastal zone, community services, disaster management, ecosystems, indigneous populations, and settlements and infrastructure. In addition to 38 case studies... more...

  • National Climate Policyby Elin Lerum Boasson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Failed attempts at producing ambitious global climate commitments and instruments have made it increasingly important for nation states to deliver climate policies. This in turn requires a better understanding of national climate policymaking.  In this book, Elin Lerum Boasson develops an innovative and well-grounded analytical framework for assessing... more...

  • Uncertainty and the Philosophy of Climate Changeby Martin Bunzl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    When it comes to climate change, the greatest difficulty we face is that we do not know the likely degree of change or its cost, which means that environmental policy decisions have to be made under uncertainty. This book offers an accessible philosophical treatment of the broad range of ethical and policy challenges posed by climate change uncertainty.... more...

  • The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policyby Steve Rayner; Mark Caine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy presents a powerful critique of mainstream climate change policies and details a set of pragmatic alternatives based on the Hartwell Group?s collective writings from 1988-2010. Drawing on a rich history of heterodox but increasingly accepted views on climate change policy, this book brings together in a single... more...

  • Modern Climate Change Scienceby G. Thomas Farmer

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    Composed of two extensive sections, this book surveys important work in climate change science, mainly in the United States, and introduces contributions to the body of science that have arrived on the scene between January 2013 and February 2014.The opening section offers a broad examination of contemporary climate change science, with subsections... more...

  • Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Water Resources and Water Use Sectorsby Sangam Shrestha

    Springer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Climate change on earth is having significant impacts on water resources management in Southeast Asia. Knowledge of climate variations and climate change can be valuable for water resources management in agriculture, urban and industrial water supplies, hydroelectric power generation, and ecosystem maintenance. This book presents the findings of case... more...

  • Klimawandel und Resilienz in Bangladeschby Tibor Aßheuer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 48.77

    <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...

  • Der Wandel der Mortalitätby Diether Kramer

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Diether Kramer befasst sich mit dem Ruckgang und dem damit einhergehenden Wandel der Sterblichkeit in der Steiermark ? dem sogenannten epidemiologischen Ubergang. Diese Dissertation entstand im Rahmen des FWF-Forschungsprojektes P-21157 ?Der Erste Demografische Ubergang in Osterreich 1869-1937? (Syn. GAFP). Im Zuge dessen erfolgte eine umfangreiche... more...