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  • How Bad Are Bananas?by Mike Berners-Lee

    Greystone Books 2011; US$ 14.00

    Part green-lifestyle guide, part popular science, How Bad Are Bananas? is the first book to provide the information we need to make carbon-savvy purchases and informed lifestyle choices and to build carbon considerations into our everyday thinking. The book puts our decisions into perspective with entries for the big things (the World Cup, volcanic... more...

  • The Weather Almanacby Steven L. Horstmeyer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 216.95

    The Weather Almanac, 12 th Edition is a resource for a variety of climate and meteorological data including both domestic and international weather trends, historical weather patterns dating back 1000 years, natural disasters, and a 20 page glossary of weather terminology. The book is complete with detailed maps, pictures, and tables compiling climate... more...

  • Global Climate Changeby James Griffin

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2003; US$ 40.00

    Global climate change cannot be understood without knowing the fundamental principles of science, economics and politics that condition our policy choices. To that end, the contributors to this volume, experts in their respective fields, take a comprehensive look at the major issues involved. This volume is written for policymakers and informed citizenry... more...

  • 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...

  • Zivilisierung des Klimaregimesby

    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...

  • Implementing Climate Change Measures in the EUby Merle Grobbel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 79.99

    Which factors influence the implementation of climate change measures in the EU? Are there already any indications prior to directive/law approval of (national) implementation difficulties that could later emerge? What are prerequisites of successful implementation? How can we model implementation? Implementing Climate Change Measures in the EU provides... 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

    Betrachtet man die steigenden Kohlendioxid-Emissionen, so wird deutlich: Ein grundlegender Wandel hin zu einer nachhaltigen Gesellschaft mit einer Energiebilanz, die keine gefährlichen Folgen für das natürliche Klimasystem verursacht, steht noch aus. Eine Transformation der Energiesysteme hängt nicht allein von den technischen Möglichkeiten ab, sondern... more...

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

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    It is now widely accepted that adaptation will be necessary if we are to manage the risks posed by climate change. What we know about adaptation, however, is limited. While there is a well established body of scholarship proposing assessment approaches and explaining concepts, few studies have examined if and how adaptation is taking place at a national... more...