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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95
?This book provides valuable lessons that will improve public policy and the quality of decisions that will affect generations to come.? Richard Moss, Senior Director Climate and Energy, United Nations Foundation ?An excellent addition to the body of knowledge on adaptation to climate change from the developing world, which has been largely missing... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 127.95
Joseph Alcamo is Chief Scientist of the United Nations Environment Programme where he is responsible for engaging the scientific community in the policy arena to help solve global environmental problems. He is on leave as Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering and Director of the Center of Environmental Systems Research at the University... more...
- DK Publishing 2006; US$ 7.99
Did you know that floods cause more damage than any other natural phenomenon? Or that there are 2,000 thunderstorms in progress around the world right now? Feel the force of nature with DK Guide to Weather . Cutting edge satellite imagery allows you to examine amazing weather phenomena in close-up detail - from powerful storms to blistering heat. more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
Research, Action and Policy: Addressing the Gendered Impacts of Climate Change presents the voices of women from every continent, women who face vastly different climate events and challenges. The book heralds a new way of understanding climate change that incorporates gender justice and human rights for all. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 110.00
The Middle Holocene epoch (8,000 to 3,000 years ago) was a time of dramatic changes in the physical world and in human cultures. Across this span, climatic conditions changed rapidly, with cooling in the high to mid-latitudes and drying in the tropics. In many parts of the world, human groups became more complex, with early horticultural systems replaced... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 18.95
Fast Forward is equal parts science primer, history lesson, policy prescription, and ethical treatise. This pithy and compelling book makes clear what we know and dont know about global warming; why the threat demands prudent and urgent action; why the transition to a low-carbon economy will be the most difficult political and economic transaction... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 55.99
Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of global warming. Written in an accessible style, this important book examines the processes of climate change and climate stability, from the distant past to the distant future. Examining the greenhouse effect, the carbon cycle, and what the future may hold... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 17.95
If you think that global warming means slightly hotter weather and a modest rise in sea levels that will persist only so long as fossil fuels hold out (or until we decide to stop burning them), think again. In The Long Thaw , David Archer, one of the world's leading climatologists, predicts that if we continue to emit carbon dioxide we may eventually... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
This volume offers a comprehensive survey and a close analysis of efforts to develop actionable climate information in support of vital decisions for climate adaptation, risk management and policy. Arising from submissions and discussion at the 2011 Open Science Conference (OSC) of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP), the book addresses research... more...