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  • Saving a Million Speciesby Lee Hannah

    Springer 2012; US$ 35.00

    The research paper 'Extinction Risk from Climate Change' published in the journal Nature in January 2004 created front-page headlines around the world. The notion that climate change could drive more than a million species to extinction captured both the popular imagination and the attention of policy-makers, and provoked an unprecedented round... more...

  • Local Climate Action Planningby Michael R. Boswell; Adrienne I. Greve; Tammy L. Seale

    Springer 2012; US$ 37.50

    This is the first book designed to help planners, municipal staff and officials, citizens and others working at local levels to develop Climate Action Plans. CAPs are strategic plans that establish policies and programs for mitigating a community's greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions. They typically focus on transportation, energy use, and solid waste.... more...

  • Climate Change in Africaby Walter Leal Filho

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    This ebook is dedicated to the documentation and promotion of research and projects focusing on climate change adaptation in the African continent, one of the most vulnerable regions in the world. more...

  • Global Changeby Rüdiger Glaser

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 42.65

    Bevölkerungsentwicklung, Urbanisierung, Globalisierung, Klimawandel und Biodiversität - der Globale Wandel hat viele Gesichter. Umfassend, thematisch übergreifend und verständlich erklärt Rüdiger Glaser alle Aspekte dieses Prozesses, der das heutige Erscheinungsbild der Erde grundlegend verändert. Konkretisierend betrachtet Glaser weltweite Schauplätze,... more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbansby Anna O'Donnell; Quentin Wodon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a social resilience approach. The book is based on... more...

  • European Climate Vulnerabilities and Adaptationby Philipp Schmidt-Thome; Stefan Greiving

    Wiley 2013; US$ 133.95

    European Climate Vulnerabilities and Adaptation describes the steps from analyzing and assessing climate change impacts towards the transfer of this knowledge for implementation of related regional development policies. The explicit territorial focus is a distinguishing characteristic of this book which builds upon the findings of a project conducted... more...

  • Coastal Environments and Global Changeby Gerd Masselink; Roland Gehrels

    Wiley 2014; US$ 61.95

    The coastal zone is one of the most dynamic environments on our planet and is much affected by global change, especially sea-level rise. Coastal environments harbour valuable ecosystems, but they are also hugely important from a societal point of view. This book, which draws on the expertise of 21 leading international coastal scientists, represents... more...

  • Klimawandel und Resilienz in Bangladeschby Tibor Aßheuer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 44.23

    <P>Der Klimawandel bedroht in besonderer Weise Menschen in den Slums der Megastädte. Aufgrund der zunehmenden Informalität und der hohen Vulnerabilität der Slum-Bevölkerung scheint dabei eine Anpassung an den Klimawandel unwahrscheinlich. Durch die Massenmedien verstärkt, entsteht ein Mythos der Perspektivlosigkeit. Dieses Buch hinterfragt den... more...

  • Risky change?by Matthias Garschagen

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 58.35

    <P>Vietnam?s cities are not only rapidly transforming under the country?s political and economic change, but are also increasingly exposed to natural hazards and threatened by the projected impacts of climate change. The interaction of both trends leads to substantial shifts in risk and to new challenges for adaptation governance which, however,... more...

  • Cloud and Precipitation Microphysicsby Jerry M. Straka

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 80.00

    This book provides a background to the fundamental principles of parameterization physics for accurate numerical predictions of cloud and precipitation. more...