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- 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 67.00
Technological innovation can lower the cost of achieving environmental objectives, so it is important to understand how environmental policy design and technological innovation are linked. This is particularly true in the area of climate change where the estimated future costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions are affected greatly by the technological... more...
- American Meteorological Society 2013; Not Available
America has one of the most varied and dynamic weather systems in the world. Every year, the Gulf Coast is battered by hurricanes, the Great Plains are ravaged by tornados, the Midwest is pummeled by blizzards, and the temperature in the Southwest reaches a sweltering 120 degrees. Extreme weather can be a matter of life and death, but even when it... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 164.95 US$ 142.96
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...
- 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 US$ 60.62
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...