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  • Climate Warsby Gwynne Dyer

    Oneworld Publications 2010; US$ 16.99

    Waves of climate refugees. Dozens of failed states. All-out war. From one of the world?s great geopolitical analysts comes a terrifying glimpse of the strategic realities of the near future, when climate change drives the world?s powers towards the cut-throat politics of survival. Prescient and unflinching, Climate Wars will be one of the most important... more...

  • Applied Climatologyby John E. Hobbs; K. J. Gregory

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Applied Climatology: A Study of Atmospheric Resources focuses on the management of the atmosphere as a resource. The book first discusses the atmospheric system, including atmospheric circulation and energy in the system. The text then examines the variable atmosphere. Scale variability, climatic change, air pollution, and hazards and extremes are... more...

  • Notes on Meteorologyby J.F. Kemp; Peter Young

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Notes on Meteorology is intended to provide practical knowledge of meteorology. It describes some of the more common theory of weather phenomena as simply as possible. Drawings of instruments in this volume were from the Admiralty Manual of Seamanship while the map of the weather forecast areas supplied by the Meteorological Office. This second edition... more...

  • Kentucky Weatherby Jerry Hill

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 22.00

    It is said of just about every state in the United States: "If you don't like the weather, stick around. It'll change." In Kentucky, however, this time-worn cliché carries more than a grain of truth. Weather and its vagaries are an obsession in the state, not only because the Commonwealth relies heavily on agriculture, but because weather changes... more...

  • Mesoscale Meteorological Modelingby Sr. Roger A. Pielke

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    To effectively utilize mesoscale dynamical simulations of the atmosphere, it is necessary to have an understanding the basic physical and mathematical foundations of the models and to have an appreciation of how a particular atmospheric system works. Mesoscale Meteorological Modeling provides such an overview of mesoscale numerical modeling. Starting... more...

  • Coastal Meteorologyby Shih-Ang Hsu

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Coastal meteorology is an integral part of the total system approach to understanding coastal environments. This book provides information for students who are not necessarily majoring in meteorology or atmospheric sciences but who nonetheless have need of such knowledge. Scientists, engineers, and coastal planners will also find this book a useful... more...

  • Climate Warsby Harald Welzer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 14.95 US$ 10.47

    Struggles over drinking water, new outbreaks of mass violence, ethnic cleansing, civil wars in the earth’s poorest countries, endless flows of refugees: these are the new conflicts and forces shaping the world of the 21st century. They no longer hinge on ideological rivalries between great powers but rather on issues of class, religion and resources.... more...

  • Energy and Global Climate Changeby Anilla Cherian

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.95 US$ 57.16

    Energy and Global Climate Change : Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide focuses attention on two urgent global development challenges faced by the UN and its member states: access to sustainable energy for all, and global climate change. This book presents compelling evidence about an often neglected aspect of the energy-climate change-development... more...

  • Global Warning. An ethnography of the encounter between global and localby Sara de Wit

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 35.00

    Moving beyond existing approaches that largely deal with the biophysical consequences of climate change realities in Africa, this book explores an alternative perspective that traces climate change as a travelling idea. It focuses on how globally constructed discourses on climate change find their way to the local level in the Bamenda Grassfields of... more...

  • Masters of Uncertaintyby Phaedra Daipha

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    Though we commonly make them the butt of our jokes, weather forecasters are in fact exceptionally good at managing uncertainty. They consistently do a better job calibrating their performance than stockbrokers, physicians, or other decision-making experts precisely because they receive feedback on their decisions in near real time. Following forecasters... more...