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Global temperature changes

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Climate Change Educationby Chang Chew Hung

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Climate change is a controversial topic; some people assert that climate change is not occurring, and others believe that reports are inaccurate, that whilst climate change is happening, it may not be caused by human activity. There are also climate alarmists who use IPCC reports to support their claims that erratic weather patterns are a result of... more...

  • Coastal Environments and Global Changeby Gerd Masselink; Roland Gehrels

    Wiley 2014; US$ 148.50

    The coastal zone is one of the most dynamic environments on our planet and is much affected by global change, especially sea-level rise. Coastal environments harbour valuable ecosystems, but they are also hugely important from a societal point of view. This book, which draws on the expertise of 21 leading international coastal scientists, represents... more...

  • Adapting to an Uncertain Climateby Tiago Capela Lourenço; Ana Rovisco; Annemarie Groot; Carin Nilsson; Hans-Martin Füssel; Leendert Van Bree; Roger B Street

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Climate change highlights the challenges for long-term policy making in the face of persistent and irreducible levels of uncertainties. It calls for the development of flexible approaches, innovative governance and other elements that contribute to effective and adaptive decision-making. Exploring these new approaches is also a challenge for those... more...

  • Culture, Politics and Climate Changeby Deserai A. Crow; Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Focusing on cultural values and norms as they are translated into politics and policy outcomes, this book presents a unique contribution in combining research from varied disciplines and from both the developed and developing world. This collection draws from multiple perspectives to present an overview of the knowledge related to our current understanding... more...