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- Springer 2012; US$ 139.00
This series of books are the output of the research project called "Sustainable Development in Asia (SDA)", which was initiated by the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA). They are comprised of one synthesis report, which entitled "Towards a Sustainable Asia: Green Transition and Innovation", and four thematic reports... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00
Climate science paints a bleak picture: The continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions is increasingly likely to cause irreversible and catastrophic effects. Urgent action is needed to prepare for the initial rounds of climatic change, which are already unstoppable. While the opportunity to avert all climate damage has now passed, well-designed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95
?This book provides valuable lessons that will improve public policy and the quality of decisions that will affect generations to come.? Richard Moss, Senior Director Climate and Energy, United Nations Foundation ?An excellent addition to the body of knowledge on adaptation to climate change from the developing world, which has been largely missing... 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...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
This book provides a collection of the state-of-the-art methodologies and approaches suggested for detecting extremes, trend analysis, accounting for nonstationarities, and uncertainties associated to extreme value analysis in a changing climate condition. Furthermore, the book addresses current hydrometeorologic global data sets and their applications... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00
This ebook looks at changing climates of globalisation and informal education. Authors discuss varied topics such as spatio-temporal maps for socio-economic sustainability, the global migration network and what this can tell us about recent changes in the world system structure, peer education for reproductive health, commemorative spaces as means... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 29.99
This book illustrates the World Banks commitment to assist countries to respond to the opportunities and challenges posed by climate change. Undertaken in collaborative partnership with policy makers, farmers, civil society, and other stakeholders in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, it provides a much needed response to the call for action by... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 99.00
The Aurora offers plenty of scientific data to explain. This work describes the progress made in auroral science and magnetospheric physics by providing examples of ideas, controversies, struggles, acceptance, and success. It tells the history of pre-space age solar-terrestrial relations. It also includes full-color photos of the aurora. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 82.95
Life in Europe will indeed go on as the climate changes, but not in the same way as before. The air will be warmer, winds will change, patterns of rainfall and snowfall will alter, and sea level is likely to rise. These phenomena are already being seen. Europe will in the future experience marked changes in vegetation cover, increased floods along... more...