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Global temperature changes

  • Atmosphere of Hopeby Tim Flannery

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 29.99

    Ten years after his internationally bestselling The Weather Makers , acclaimed scientist and author Tim Flannery argues that Earth?s climate system is approaching a crisis. Catastrophe is not inevitable, but time is fast running out. In the lead-up to the United Nations Climate Change Summit to be held in Paris in December, Atmosphere of Hope  provides... more...

  • Economic Risks of Climate Changeby Trevor Houser; Solomon Hsiang; Robert Kopp; Kate Larsen; Michael R. Bloomberg

    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...

  • Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central Americaby Aline Chiabai

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial issue under debate is the impact on the welfare of current... more...

  • Amerikas letzter Eskimoby Hans-Uwe Röwer

    tredition 2015; US$ 5.58

    New York im Jahre 2136: Die Technik ist fortgeschritten und die politischen und wirtschaftlichen Interessen haben sich ausschließlich auf eine konsumorientierte Massengesellschaft konzentriert. Der junge und engagierte Journalist Tom ist entschlossen, gemeinsam mit Amerikas letztem Eskimo die Welt zu verändern. Das Ungeheuerliche ist geschehen: Inmitten... more...

  • Amerikas letzter Eskimoby Hans-Uwe Röwer

    tredition 2015; US$ 5.58

    New York im Jahre 2136: Die Technik ist fortgeschritten und die politischen und wirtschaftlichen Interessen haben sich ausschließlich auf eine konsumorientierte Massengesellschaft konzentriert. Der junge und engagierte Journalist Tom, der mit zahlreichen Kollegen aus politischen Gründen entlassen wurde, macht sich mit Amerikas letztem Eskimo auf den... more...

  • A Diet of Austerityby Elaine Graham-Leigh

    John Hunt Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    How and why the working class are being blamed for climate change, and what we can do about it. more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbansby Anna O'Donnell; Quentin Wodon

    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...

  • Economic Evaluation of Climate Change Impactsby Martin König; Lukas Kranzl; Wolfgang Loibl; Franz Prettenthaler

    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...

  • Climate Shockby Gernot Wagner; Martin L. Weitzman

    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...

  • Integrating Climate Change Actions into Local Developmentby Livia Bizikova; John Robinson; Stewart Cohen

    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...