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- 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...
Carbon Dioxide Emission in Maritime Container Transport and comparison of European deepwater ports: CO2 Calculation Approach, Analysis and CO2 Reduction MeasuresDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 41.66
Maritime container transport accounts for approximately 90 percent of global trade volumes. Largest container vessels represent challenges for container ports, such as the required draft of 15.5 meters. In order to be competitive, many ports try to integrate in global supply chains. Furthermore, environmental issues play a growing role in the maritime... 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...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 41.66
Die meiste Zeit seines Lebens verbringt der Mensch in Innenräumen. Das Raumklima beeinflusst dabei sowohl das Behaglichkeitsempfinden als auch die körperliche und geistige Leistungsfähigkeit. Der Klimawandel verändert unsere Umwelt durch steigende Monatsmitteltemperaturen und Strahlungswerte. Die vorliegende Studie verfolgt das Ziel, den Einfluss des... 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...
- Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 16.09
Im Verlauf des 18. Jahrhunderts wurde in wissenschaftlich interessierten Kreisen immer wieder der Wunsch laut, die äusserst heterogenen Masse und Gewichte zu homogenisieren. Die Gelehrten störten sich zunehmend an den gebräuchlichen, über Jahrhunderte gewachsenen lokalen Masssystemen. Diese anthropomorphen Masse, wie der Fuss oder die Elle, behinderten... more...
- Marion Boyars 2009; US$ 9.99
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...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
British author Daniel Defoe is known as one of the early innovators of the book-length novel, especially in his works Moll Flanders and Robinson Crusoe. In The Storm, Defoe creates another literary landmark -- the first modern example of long-form journalism. In the book, Defoe, drawing on firsthand accounts, records the impact and aftermath of The... 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...