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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cost of Floods on Pakistan?s Economyby Javeria Niazi

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 28.92

    With an average annual rainfall of less than 240 mm, Pakistan is one of the most arid countries in the world. Every year, during the monsoon season from July to September, Pakistan experiences heavy rainfalls. However, this year the substantial amount of unexpected monsoon rainfall resulted in heavy floods as a consequence of the absence of adequate... more...

  • Ethik des Klimawandels.by Dominic Roser; Christian Seidel

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 27.76

    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...

  • The Climate Modelling Primerby Kendal McGuffie; Ann Henderson-Sellers

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    As a consequence of recent increased awareness of the social and political dimensions of climate, many non-specialists discover a need for information about the variety of available climate models. A Climate Modelling Primer, Fourth Edition is designed to explain the basis and mechanisms of all types of current physically-based climate models. A... more...

  • Essentials of Environmental Public Health Scienceby Naima Bradley; Henrietta Harrison; Greg Hodgson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Environmental public health is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the direct impact of exposure to environmental hazards on the public's health and wellbeing. Assessing and addressing the risks of chemical hazards requires a sound knowledge of toxicology, environmental epidemiology, environmental science, health risk assessment, and... more...

  • Climate Governance in the Developing Worldby David Held; Charles Roger; Eva-Maria Nag

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    Since 2009, a diverse group of developing states that includes China, Brazil, Ethiopia and Costa Rica has been advancing unprecedented pledges to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, offering new, unexpected signs of climate leadership. Some scholars have gone so far as to argue that these targets are now even more ambitious than those put forward by... more...

  • Climates of the British Islesby Elaine Barrow; Mike Hulme

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Embracing the full scope of the Climatic Research Unit, this book serves a broad audience with extensive new data and excellent overviews of the past, present and potential future climates of the British Isles. 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...