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  • Knowledge Systems and Change in Climate Governanceby Babette Never

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    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...

  • Late Cenozoic Climate Change in Asiaby An Zhisheng

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book is the first of its kind on environmental change research devoted to monsoon-arid environment evolution history and its mechanism involved. Capturing the most prominent features of Asian climate and environmental changes, it gives a comprehensive review of the Asian Monsoon records providing evidence for spatial and temporal climatic and... more...

  • Adaptionsplanungby Kirsten Meyer

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 124.84

    Der Klimawandel macht nicht nur Klimaschutz, sondern auch die Anpassung an den Klimawandel 'Adaption' notwendig. Die Adaption erfordert Zukunftsprognosen und bedeutet, Entscheidungen unter Unsicherheit zu treffen. Daher müssen Maßnahmen flexibel und veränderbar sein. Die Vermittlung von Entscheidungen ist unter diesem Aspekt eine Herausforderung,... more...

  • Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countriesby P. Castro

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    In this groundbreaking book, Paula Castro presents the first systematic categorization of positive and negative incentives generated by the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for climate change mitigation in the Global South. more...

  • Geothermal Systems and Energy Resourcesby Alper Baba; Jochen Bundschuh; D. Chandrasekharam

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    In the region comprising Turkey and Greece, people have been using water from geothermal sources for bathing and washing of clothes since ancient times. This region falls within the Alpine-Himalayan orogenic belt and hence is a locus of active volcanism and tectonism and experiences frequent seismic events. This volcanic and tectonic activity has... more...