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  • Human Development Report 2007/2008by United Nations Development Programme

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 39.00

    This year's Human Development Report explains why we have less than a decade to change course and start living within our global carbon budget, and how climate change will create long-run low human development traps, pushing vulnerable people into a downward spiral of deprivation. more...

  • Ethics and Global Environmental Policyby Paul G. Harris

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This collection of provocative essays re-evaluates the world's failed policy responses to climate change, in the process demonstrating how cosmopolitan ethics can inform global environmental governance. A cosmopolitan worldview points to climate-related policies that are less 'international' and more 'global'. From a cosmopolitan perspective, national... more...

  • Implementing Climate Change Measures in the EUby Merle Grobbel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 79.99

    What changed in the United States with Hurricane Katrina was a feeling that we have entered a period of consequences. ? Al Gore On February 05, 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the executive summary of its fourth assessment report (to be published April 06, 2007). In the summary, it not only acknowledged that climate... more...

  • Zivilisierung des Klimaregimesby Achim Brunnengräber

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99

    Eine immer wieder auch vom Scheitern verfolgte Klimapolitik zeigt nicht nur die Handlungsgrenzen der Staatengemeinschaft auf. Auch die Strategie der ?konfliktiven Kooperation? mit den Staaten, wie sie von NGOs lange schon praktiziert wird, ist an Legitimations- und Glaubwürdigkeitsgrenzen gestoßen. In Reaktion darauf betreten neue, transnational vernetzte... more...

  • Der Klimawandelby Martin Voss

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 69.99

    Die sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung zu Klimaschutz (Mitigation) und Anpassung (Adaptation) an mögliche Folgen des Klimawandels befindet sich noch in ihren Anfängen. Grundlagenforschung ist ebenso erforderlich wie anwendungs- bzw. handlungsorientierte Forschung. Dieser Band vermittelt einen Eindruck von der Vielfalt der sozialwissenschaftlichen... more...

  • Alltagsbilder des Klimawandelsby Melanie Weber

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. Dr. Harald Heinrichs more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Developed Nationsby James Ford; Lea Berrang Ford

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 239.00

    Adaptation will be necessary if the risks posed by climate change are to managed. This book details cases from sectors and regions in developed nations where specific adaptation measures have been identified, implemented and evaluated. more...

  • The Future of the World's Climateby Ann Henderson-Sellers; Kendal McGuffie

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 140.00

    At a time of so much politicized debate over the phenomenon of global warming, the second edition of The Future of the World's Climate places the discussion in a broader geological, paleo-climatic, and astronomical context. This book is a resource based on reviews of current climate science and supported by sound, accurate data and projections made... more...

  • The Sky's Not Falling!by Holly Fretwell

    World Ahead Publishing 2007; US$ 9.95

    The Sky's Not Falling! is the balanced alternative to Scholastic's fear-inducing global warming kids' book.Debuting the same day as celebrity wife Laurie David's Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming, The Sky's Not Falling! is for parents sick of seeing their kids indoctrinated by has-been politicians and Hollywood stars. The Sky's... more...

  • Global Warming and Climate Changeby Stephen M. Tomecek

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00

    Global warming has become one of the most talked-about topics in the scientific community. Many scientists believe that humans are to blame for climate change and have presented a great deal of scientific evidence that shows Earth's climate is warming at an alarming rate. Others claim that climatic changes are due to natural causes that have operated... more...