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- Wiley 2015; US$ 65.95
Energy and Global Climate Change : Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide focuses attention on two urgent global development challenges faced by the UN and its member states: access to sustainable energy for all, and global climate change. This book presents compelling evidence about an often neglected aspect of the energy-climate change-development... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 68.68
Der Klimawandel wirft eine Reihe von neuen ethischen Fragen auf: Sind wir wirklich verpflichtet, den Klimawandel zu stoppen? Wer muss wie viel Klimaschutz leisten? Dürfen wir am Ende nicht mehr in den Urlaub fliegen? Die Antworten auf diese komplexen Fragen bestimmen sowohl den heutigen Lebensstil als auch die zukünftigen Lebensmöglichkeiten der Menschen.... more...
- 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...
- Nomad Press 2015; US$ 12.99
For more than 200 years, scientists have been observing, measuring, and analyzing information about our planet?s climate. Studies show that the earth is in constant transition and humans have an effect on what happens. In Climate Change: Discover How It Impacts Spaceship Earth , young readers examine real studies concerning planetary science, Arctic... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
Although some politicians, pundits, and members of the public do not believe it, global warming predictions by mainstream climate scientists have been remarkably accurate while those made by climate deniers have not. And if mainstream global warming predictions continue to prove correct, the window of opportunity to prevent a climate catastrophe is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Climate change is dramatically affecting freshwater supplies, particularly in the developing world. The papers in this volume present a powerful case for and exploration of different freshwater adaptation strategies in the face of global climatic change. The volume centres on six detailed case studies, from India, China, Mexico, Brazil, the lower... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 25.00
Struggles over drinking water, new outbreaks of mass violence, ethnic cleansing, civil wars in the earth?s poorest countries, endless flows of refugees: these are the new conflicts and forces shaping the world of the 21st century. They no longer hinge on ideological rivalries between great powers but rather on issues of class, religion and resources.... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 22.00
It is said of just about every state in the United States: "If you don't like the weather, stick around. It'll change." In Kentucky, however, this time-worn cliché carries more than a grain of truth. Weather and its vagaries are an obsession in the state, not only because the Commonwealth relies heavily on agriculture, but because weather changes... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 179.00
This Atlas presents records of climatic variability and change in Europe starting before 1901 and focuses especially on trends of extreme temperatures and precipitation. The authors have used software developed within EMULATE (European and North Atlantic daily to MULtidecadal climATE variability) to obtain the extremes indices and temporal trends.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99
This book describes the iterative steps that were successfully undertaken to develop adaptation measures to climate change in two Vietnamese provinces. The methodology used to develop the scientific basis and the societal agreement of the need to adapt to climate change is applicable also to other regions in Vietnam, Asia and worldwide. The uncertainties... more...