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  • The Climate Change Crisisby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    The causes, consequences and costs of responding to climate change are subject to heated political debate in Australia and worldwide, in spite of a growing number of expert reports warning against the irreversible and catastrophic effects of dangerous climate change. This book presents the latest findings and projections, and examines what Australia... more...

  • The Economic Implications of Climate Change in Britainby Martin Parry; Rachel Duncan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Climate change could have a substantial economic impact, particularly on coastal states where seas level rises will be felt most strongly. Among these, the British Isles are likely to be significantly affected, and they provide an excellent case study of the consequences for specific sectors of the economy. In this book, leading experts - including... more...

  • Cases in Climate Change Policyby Ragnar E. Lofsted; Ute Collier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This volume examines case studies on EU countries' policy to combat climate change, examining the constraints of and opportunities for the implementation of climate change strategies in these countries. The introductory section provides an overview of the climate change problem and its potential effects, examining the roles of different greenhouse... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Climate Change, Water and Agricultureby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 42.00

    This report reviews the main linkages between climate change, water and agriculture as a means to identifying and discussing adaptation strategies for better use and conservation of water resources. It aims to provide guidance to decision makers on choosing an appropriate mix of policies and market approaches to address the interaction between agriculture... more...

  • Knowledge Systems and Change in Climate Governanceby Babette Never

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The success of international efforts to manage climate change depends on the participation of emerging economies. This book uses a comparative study of two of the most important, India and South Africa, to reveal new insights into managing climate change on a global scale. The book provides a unique in-depth analysis of how these two countries... more...

  • The Reef: the Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to climate changeby Iain McCalman

    Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 32.99

    Iain McCalman?s brilliant history of the Great Barrier Reef, told in 12 extraordinary tales, charts its shifting status from labyrinth of terror to global treasure. Equal parts gifted storyteller and acclaimed historian, McCalman brings to life the people who?ve shaped our knowledge and perception of this World Heritage? listed site. He describes... more...

  • Strategic Facilitation of Complex Decision-Makingby Ariel Macaspac Hernández

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book provides theoretical and practical insights for effective decision making in situations that involve various types of conflict cleavages. Embedding historical analysis, negotiation analysis, political scientific analysis and game theoretical analysis in an integrated analytical framework allows a comprehensive perspective on various dilemmas... more...

  • Tamboraby Gillen D?Arcy Wood

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    When Indonesia?s Mount Tambora erupted in 1815, it unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years. The volcano?s massive sulfate dust cloud enveloped the Earth, cooling temperatures and disrupting major weather systems for more than three years. Amid devastating storms, drought, and floods, communities... more...

  • A Political Theology of Climate Changeby Michael Northcott

    SPCK 2014; US$ 29.15

    The failure of political institutions, including national governments and the United Nations, to mitigate climate change reflects the modern constitution of the nation-state as a cultural and secular, rather than created and providential, agency. Northcott constructs a new political theology of climate change that acknowledges the role of borders... more...

  • Climate Adaptation Santiagoby Kerstin Krellenberg; Bernd Hansjürgens

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses the complexity of urbanization, impacts of climate change and climate change adaptation for the metropolitan region of Santiago de Chile, with a special focus on the most pressing issues of natural hazards, water and energy supply. The book exemplifies a conceptual approach for the development of adaptation measures, their evaluation... more...