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- Nomad Press 2015; US$ 12.99
For more than 200 years, scientists have been observing, measuring, and analyzing information about our planet?s climate. Studies show that the earth is in constant transition and humans have an effect on what happens. In Climate Change: Discover How It Impacts Spaceship Earth , young readers examine real studies concerning planetary science, Arctic... more...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
This book explains the science of climate change in plain language and shows that the 2 to 4 percent of climate scientists who are skeptical that humans are the main cause of global warming are a fringe minority?and have a well-established history of being wrong. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 164.95
Marie-Antoinette Mélières , Docteur d’Etat in physics, taught basic physics and, later, climate and environmental science at Joseph Fourier University of Grenoble 1 and at the University of Savoie. Her research has covered various areas ranging from molecular spectroscopy and atmospheric physics to environmental and climate science.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 27.95
If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 percent chance this might eventually lead to a catastrophe beyond anything we could imagine, why aren't... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 130.00
Vladimir A. Kovalev, PhD, is a Physical Scientist for the Fire, Fuel, and Smoke Science Program in Missoula, Montana, since 2001. He received his B.S. in Radio Technology from the Technical College in Riga, Latvia. He received his M.S. in Radio Engineering from LETI, Leningrad, and his PhD in Geophysics from the Main Geophysical Observatory in Leningrad.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00
This volume examines how international cooperation can support implementation of domestic climate policies in developing countries. Six case studies explore the domestic drivers and barriers for policies with climate (co-)benefits in developing countries and show that international support can help to overcome these constraints by providing additional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00
To date, climate change adaptation and mitigation have been treated separately both in research and in the climate negotiations. However, a growing body of literature is now being developed that points to actual and potential synergies and trade-offs between responses to climate change and sustainability. This literature has evolved in a spontaneous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Climate change is dramatically affecting freshwater supplies, particularly in the developing world. The papers in this volume present a powerful case for and exploration of different freshwater adaptation strategies in the face of global climatic change. The volume centres on six detailed case studies, from India, China, Mexico, Brazil, the lower... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
Climate change brings about a new set of major economic risks arising from changing weather patterns, extreme weather events and rising sea levels. Most at risk are developing countries who, despite considerable post-disaster donor aid, have been bearing the major brunt of disaster-related losses. One adaptation solution that is rapidly gaining the... more...