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- Profile Books 2013; US$ 13.31
The Burning Question reveals climate change to be the most fascinating scientific, political and social puzzle in history. It shows that carbon emissions are still accelerating upwards, following an exponential curve that goes back centuries. One reason is that saving energy is like squeezing a balloon: reductions in one place lead to increases... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 7.28
Climate policy hits Turf Moor: follow Burnley's adventure in Europe and their roller-coaster struggle for survival in the Premiership while racing through an unconventional take on climate policy. This is a funny book, written in the earthy and irreverent language of the terraces. But it has a serious subtext - about climate change. It's a series of... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00
This ebook looks at changing climates of globalisation and informal education. Authors discuss varied topics such as spatio-temporal maps for socio-economic sustainability, the global migration network and what this can tell us about recent changes in the world system structure, peer education for reproductive health, commemorative spaces as means... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 62.00 US$ 53.73
This book is designed for first- and second-year university students (and their instructors) in earth science, environmental science, and physical geography degree programmes worldwide. The summaries at the end of each section constitute essential reading for policy makers and planners. It provides a simple but masterly account, with a minimum of... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 27.95
This introduction to climate science and social change includes the physics, chemistry and biology, but mixes them with biographical material such as personal reminiscences. The author posits a long-term relationship between human activity and climate change. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 128.00 US$ 110.93
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 193. Abrupt Climate Change: Mechanisms, Patterns, and Impacts brings together a diverse group of paleoproxy records such as ice cores, marine sediments, terrestrial (lakes and speleothems) archives, and coupled ocean-atmosphere climate models to document... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00
This book describes international approaches for using geospatial technologies to help solve climate change issues, and shows how geospatial technologies like remote sensing and Geographical Information Systems can assist with climate monitoring and modeling. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 179.00
This book identifies lessons learned from natural hazard experiences to help communities plan for and adapt to climate change. Written by leading experts, the case studies examine diverse experiences, from severe storms to sea-level related hazards, droughts, heat waves, wildfires, floods, earthquakes and tsunami, in North America, Europe, Australasia,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Climate change is a complex and dynamic environmental, cultural and political phenomenon that is reshaping our relationship to nature. Climate change is a global force, with global impacts. Viable solutions on what to do must involve dialogues and decision-making with many agencies, stakeholder groups and communities crossing all sectors and scales.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Are established economic, social and political practices capable of dealing with the combined crises of climate change and the global economic system? Will falling back on the wisdoms that contributed to the crisis help us to find ways forward or simply reconfigure risk in another guise? This volume argues that the combination of global environmental... more...