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  • Global Warming 101by Bruce Johansen

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 55.00

    The accelerating pace of global warming is provoking anxiety that the Earth is reaching an ominous threshold, a point of no return. Within a decade or two, various feedbacks may take greenhouse warming past any human ability to contain or reverse it. Carbon-dioxide levels in the atmosphere are rising rapidly, fed by increasing fossil-fuel use world-wide,... more...

  • Global Warming Cyclesby Julie Kerr Casper

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00

    Earth has always exhibited patterns of heating up and cooling down. This title focuses on the mechanisms that caused past climate changes, putting the Earth repeatedly into and out of ice ages. It compares natural cycles with today's rapid global warming, caused principally by the behavior of humans. 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...

  • Global Warming and the Future of the Earthby Robert G. Watts

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    The globally averaged surface temperature of the Earth has increased during the past century by about 0.7C. Most of the increase can be attributed to the greenhouse effect, the increase in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide that is emitted when fossil fuels are burned to produce energy.The book begins with the important distinction between... more...

  • Global Warning. An ethnography of the encounter between global and localby Sara de Wit

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 35.00

    Moving beyond existing approaches that largely deal with the biophysical consequences of climate change realities in Africa, this book explores an alternative perspective that traces climate change as a travelling idea. It focuses on how globally constructed discourses on climate change find their way to the local level in the Bamenda Grassfields of... more...

  • Global warming policy in Japan and Britainby Shizuka Oshitani

    Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00

    This is the first book to attempt a systematic comparison of Japanese and British climate policy and politics. Focusing on institutional contrasts between Japan and Britain in terms of corporatist or pluralist characteristics of government-industry relations and decision-making and implementation styles, the book examines how and to what extent institutions... more...

  • The Goldilocks Planetby Jan Zalasiewicz; Mark Williams

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 21.99

    Climate change is a major topic of concern today, scientifically, socially, and politically. It will undoubtedly continue to be so for the foreseeable future, as predicted changes in global temperatures, rainfall, and sea level take place, and as human society adapts to these changes.In this remarkable new work, Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams demonstrate... more...

  • Greenhouseby Gale E. Christianson; David Suzuki

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.95

    For historian Gale Christianson , the emergence of global warming is one of the most compelling stories in the history of humankind, made all the richer for having been a slowly developing phenomenon. In his brilliantly constructed book Greenhouse , Christianson blends the research of a scholar with a novelist?s storytelling skill, offering an... more...

  • Handbook on Climate Change and Human Securityby M.R. Redclift; M. Grasso

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook on Climate Change and Human Security is a landmark publication which links the complexities of climate change to the wellbeing and resilience of human populations. It is written in an engaging and accessible way but also conveys the state of the art on both climate change research and work into human security, utilizing both disciplinary... more...

  • A History of the Science and Politics of Climate Changeby Bert Bolin

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 44.00

    A history of the IPCC for researchers and policy makers in climate change. more...