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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
This book is a compendium of some of the latest work on valuing ecosystem services, including a range of case studies. These studies begin to address some of the many limitations and caveats clearly noted in the 1997 Nature paper. It will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in this topic and for moving the science and practice of ecosystem... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 173.00 US$ 157.43
The Erice International Seminars are multidisciplinary seminars attended by over 100 eminent participants from all fields of Science. Each year, a few scientific issues are selected and experts are invited to present contrasting views during the plenary multidisciplinary sessions of the Seminar, followed by general debates. These sessions offer a unique... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 48.00
Many scientists today refer to the phenomenon of 'global warming' as 'climate change' because they feel it is a better overall description of the situation. While it is certainly true that the atmosphere is warming up, that is only one part of the problem. As the Earth's atmosphere continues to warm, glaciers and ice caps are melting,... more...
- United Nations University Press 2009; US$ 19.00
The forces of nature can have deadly and damaging consequences for societies and ecosystems that stand in their path. Early warning systems offer one of the best defenses against the adverse effects of climate, water, weather and geologic hazards, although far too often this realization is made after disaster strikes.Heads Up! provides a useful review... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 32.95
Careers in Focus: Meteorology profiles 18 careers for anyone interested in this fascinating field. Job profiles include:. -Broadcast meteorologists. -Climatologists. -Consulting meteorologists. -Environmental meteorologists. -Meteorological equipment technicians. -Physical geographers. -Public policy experts. -Science writers and editors. -Scientific... more...
- Marion Boyars 2009; US$ 12.99
When Tamsin Omond left university, she had no idea that within a year she would be up on the roofs of Parliament, breaking the law for her beliefs about climate change. The book is a candid account of her journey from student to rebel with a cause. She takes her first steps in eco-utopia, joins Climate Camp and forms the activist group Climate Rush. more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 99.00
Sustainability: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives discusses multidisciplinary aspects of the salient concepts, principles, and methods relevant to sustainability in a coherent and comprehensive manner. Topics covered range from green engineering and sustainability metrics to infrastructure and environmental policy. more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 13.31
The Burning Question reveals climate change to be the most fascinating scientific, political and social puzzle in history. It shows that carbon emissions are still accelerating upwards, following an exponential curve that goes back centuries. One reason is that saving energy is like squeezing a balloon: reductions in one place lead to increases... more...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 24.95
Outside of yoga class, we don?t pay too much attention to the air we take in every day. Long one of the essential elements to life on earth?from the atmospheric composition that gave life to the coal-forming forests some three hundred million years ago to the air that fuels our most important technologies today?we think little of its incredible properties.... more...