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- Africa Institute of South Africa 2012; US$ 34.20
Adapting to the impacts of climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing the African continent. Although initially couched as primarily an environmental challenge, its importance in the socio- economic development of the region has seen the prioritisation of adaptation in the African common position at the United Nations Framework Convention... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 79.00
This e-book is a suitable reference on the technical and scientific competence related to effective application and integration of cool materials in the built environment. It is a useful guide for civil engineering and environmental management graduates as well as working professionals in the industry including architects, urban planners and environmental... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 49.95
Collected articles in this series are dedicated to the development and use of software for earth system modelling and aims at bridging the gap between IT solutions and climate science. The particular topic covered in this volume addresses the usefulness of coupling infrastructures and data management, strategies and tools for pre- and post-processing,... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 5.99
The ice caps are melting. The seasons are changing. Sea levels are rising. Storms are on the increase. But what can you DO about it? .....PLENTY! This book puts the power back into your hands in the face of the doom and gloom of climate change. You don't have to wait for 'someone else to sort it out'; rather than worry and feel helpless, you can get... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
Since 2009, a diverse group of developing states that includes China, Brazil, Ethiopia and Costa Rica has been advancing unprecedented pledges to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, offering new, unexpected signs of climate leadership. Some scholars have gone so far as to argue that these targets are now even more ambitious than those put forward by... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 265.00
Understanding the relationship between landslides and climate change is crucially important in planning a proactive approach to hazard and risk management. Advances in geohazard modelling and prediction enable us to be better prepared for the impacts of climate change, but there is still a need for effective risk management and informed planning... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 135.00
The 3rd edition of Mesoscale Meteorological Modeling is a fully revised resource for researchers and practitioners in the growing field of meteorological modeling at the mesoscale. Pielke has enhanced the new edition by quantifying model capability (uncertainty) by a detailed evaluation of the assumptions of parameterization and error propagation.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
The Handbook on Climate Change and Human Security is a landmark publication which links the complexities of climate change to the wellbeing and resilience of human populations. It is written in an engaging and accessible way but also conveys the state of the art on both climate change research and work into human security, utilizing both disciplinary... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 477.95
In this ready reference, a global team of experts comprehensively cover molecular and cell biology-based approaches to the impact of increasing global temperatures on crop productivity. The work is divided into four parts. Following an introduction to the general challenges for agriculture around the globe due to climate change, part two discusses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95
Our understanding of climate and its role in human affairs has changed markedly over recent years, as have climate observation systems and modelling capabilities. Reliance on recent weather statistics to provide a guide for future climate is no longer viable. Evidence of human-induced climate change has placed climate high on political and the media... more...