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- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 102.95
As a consequence of recent increased awareness of the social and political dimensions of climate, many non-specialists discover a need for information about the variety of available climate models. A Climate Modelling Primer, Third Edition explains the basis and mechanisms of all types of current physically-based climate models. A thoroughly revised... more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 279.00
This book presents bootstrap resampling as a computationally intensive method able to meet the challenges posed by the complexities of analysing climate data. It shows how the bootstrap performs reliably in the most important statistical estimation techniques. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00
Written for climatologists and applied statisticians, this book explains the bootstrap algorithms (including novel adaptions) and methods for confidence interval construction. The accuracy of the algorithms is tested by means of Monte Carlo experiments. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 44.00
Global warming is the ultimate climate change; this book displays climate variability through past experiences. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2010; US$ 16.95
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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 25.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...