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Global temperature changes

  • The Global Governance of Climate Changeby Ms Ella Kokotsis; Professor John J. Kirton; Professor John J. Kirton; Professor Miranda A Schreurs; Mr Konrad Von Moltke

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 129.95

    Climate change control has risen to the top of the international agenda. Failed efforts, centred in the United Nations, to allocate responsibility have resulted in a challenge now reaching crisis stage. John J. Kirton and Ella Kokotsis analyse the generation and effectiveness of four decades of intergovernmental regimes for controlling global climate... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Gender and Climate Change Financingby Mariama Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    This book discusses the state of global climate change policy and the financing of climate resilient public infrastructure. It explains the sources of tensions and conflict between developing and developed countries with regard to global climate protection policies, and highlights the biases and asymmetries that may work against gender equality, women?s... more...

  • Reframing Climate Changeby Shannon O'Lear; Simon Dalby

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    "Change the system, not the climate" is a common slogan of climate change activists. Yet when this idea comes into the academic and policy realm, it is easy to see how climate change discourse frequently asks the wrong questions. Reframing Climate Change encourages social scientists, policy-makers, and graduate students to critically consider how... 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...

  • 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...

  • Workers and Trade Unions for Climate Solidarityby Paul Hampton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book is a theoretically rich and empirically grounded account of UK trade union engagement with climate change over the last three decades. It offers a rigorous critique of the mainstream neoliberal and ecological modernisation approaches, extending the concepts of Marxist social and employment relations theory to the climate realm. The book... more...

  • The Troubled Rhetoric and Communication of Climate Changeby Philip Eubanks

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Despite an overwhelming scientific consensus, climate change remains one of the most controversial issues of our time. Focusing on the rhetoric that surrounds the issue of climate change, this groundbreaking book analyses why the debate continues to rage and examines how we should argue when winning the argument really matters. Going beyond routine... 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...