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- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Like Winchester's Krakatoa, The Year Without Summer reveals a year of dramatic global change long forgotten by history In the tradition of Krakatoa , The World Without Us , and Guns, Germs and Steel comes a sweeping history of the year that became known as 18-hundred-and-froze-to-death. 1816 was a remarkable year?mostly for the fact that... more...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 19.99
Over the past century, the world has seen a sustained decline in the proportion of people living in poverty, but climate change could challenge poverty reduction efforts. On the Poverty and Welfare Impacts of Climate Change: Quantifying the Effects, Identifying the Adaptation Strategies surveys the relevant research on how climate change may affect... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1994; US$ 6.99
Weather Eye is a selection from the famous column in The Irish Times, which over the years has described and evoked all aspects of that most perennial of subjects for exchange and conversation - the lingua franca of country - and townspersons everywhere. Subjects encompassed include weather in history, weather in literature, weather in folklore, weather... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 59.99
The research presented in this volume focuses on identifying and quantifying the major vulnerabilities to climate change in the Midwestern United States. By providing state-of-the-art spatially disaggregated information regarding the historical, current, and possible future climate within the region, the contributors assess the risks and susceptibility... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
This book offers a complete primer, covering the end-to-end process of forecast production, and bringing together a description of all the relevant aspects together in a single volume; with plenty of explanation of some of the more complex issues and examples of current, state-of-the-art practices. Operational Weather Forecasting covers the whole... more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 11.98
In his trademark style, Richard Mabey weaves together science, art and memoirs (including his own) to show the weather's impact on our culture and national psyche. He rambles through the myths of Golden Summers and our persistent state of denial about the winter; the Impressionists' love affair with London smog, seasonal affective disorder (SAD -... 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...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In many countries, such as in Albania, the risks of climate change are an immediate and fundamental problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. The risks of climate change to agriculture in Alabania... more...
- Visible Ink Press 2009; US$ 18.99
Fully updated with the latest advances in meteorology as well as an additional section on climate change, this comprehensive reference addresses all aspects of weather in an accessible questionandanswer format. All the basic elements of weather are discussed, as are all types of weather phenomena and the science of forecasting. In addition, the relationships... more...
- The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 17.95
The causes, consequences and costs of responding to climate change are subject to heated political debate in Australia and worldwide, in spite of a growing number of expert reports warning against the irreversible and catastrophic effects of dangerous climate change. This book presents the latest findings and projections, and examines what Australia... more...