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  • Climate Change in the European Alpsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00

    Edited by Shardul Agrawala. Climate change poses a serious challenge to social and economic development in all countries. While international commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are essential, adaptation to the impacts of climate change must also be integrated into sectoral and economic policies worldwide. This volume examines the implications... more...

  • Energy Security and Climate Policy - Assessing Interactionsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 97.00

    World energy demand is surging. Oil, coal and natural gas still meet most global energy needs, creating serious implications for the environment. One result is that CO 2 emissions, the principal cause of global warming, are rising.  . This new study underlines the close link between efforts to ensure energy security and those to mitigate climate... more...

  • Weather Prediction by Numerical Processby Lewis Fry Richardson; Peter Lynch

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 68.00 US$ 55.76

    New edition of a classic book which was the first comprehensive description of numerical weather prediction. more...

  • Climate Policy Uncertainty and Investment Riskby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 97.00

    Our climate is changing. Less certain, however, is the timing and magnitude of climate change, and the cost of transition to a low-carbon world. This book identifies how climate change policy uncertainty may affect investment behaviour in the power sector. For power companies, where capital stock is intensive and long-lived, those risks rank among... more...

  • Mountain Weather and Climateby Roger G. Barry

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 76.00 US$ 62.32

    A key reference for graduates and researchers in mountain meteorology, climatology and related disciplines. more...

  • Regional Climate Studies of Chinaby Congbin Fu; Zhihong Jiang; Zhaoyong Guan; Jinghai He; Zhong-feng Xu

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 206.85

    This is the first volume to present the latest findings of regional climate researches in China. The information presented is based on an integration of researches using advanced technologies and has been gained over the last decade. more...

  • Weather Projects for Young Scientistsby Mary Kay Carson

    Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 13.99

    From the everyday phenomena of wind and clouds to the awesome, destructive power of lightning, tornados, and hurricanes, children can explore weather in detail with this fascinating science activity book. Throughout the text instructions for building weather-measuring toolsbarometers, psychrometers, anemometers, wind vanes, rain gauges, and thermometersallow... more...

  • The Urban Climateby Helmut E. Landsberg

    Elsevier Science 1981; US$ 72.95

    The Urban Climate aims to summarize analytical studies directed toward physical understanding of the rural-urban differences in the atmospheric boundary layer. Attempts to quantify conditions have met with some success. There is certainly a clear understanding of the physical relations that create the climatic differences of urbanized areas. Although... more...

  • Global Warmingby David Archer

    Wiley 2009; US$ 55.99 US$ 48.52

    Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of global warming. Written in an accessible style, this important book examines the processes of climate change and climate stability, from the distant past to the distant future. Examining the greenhouse effect, the carbon cycle, and what the future may hold... more...

  • Global Warmingby Natalie Goldstein

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00

    This title offers an objective look at the controversial topic of global warming. It is an undisputed fact that the Earth's climate is changing, and although the scientific community continues to debate the exact correlation between human activity and climatic change, there is now almost universal consensus that humankind directly impacts Earth's... more...