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Meteorology. Climatology

  • Climatology Versus Pseudoscience: Exposing the Failed Predictions of Global Warming Skepticsby Dana Nuccitelli

    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...

  • Climate Shockby Gernot Wagner; Martin L. Weitzman

    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...

  • Solutions in LIDAR Profiling of the Atmosphereby Vladimir A. Kovalev

    Wiley 2015; US$ 130.00

      Provides tools and techniques to identify and address distortions and to interpret data coming from Lidar sensing technology This book covers the issues encountered in separating the backscatter and transmission terms in the LIDAR equation when profiling the atmosphere with zenith-directed and vertically-scanning Lidars. Solutions in Lidar... more...

  • International Support for Domestic Climate Policies in Developing Countriesby Karstan Neuhoff

    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...

  • Integrating Climate Change Actions into Local Developmentby Livia Bizikova; John Robinson; Stewart Cohen

    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...

  • Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Riversby Jamie Pittock

    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...

  • Climate Change and Insuranceby Eugene N. Gurenko

    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...

  • Climate Changeby ; Marie-Antoinette lières; Maré; Chloé chal;

    Wiley 2015; US$ 61.95

    This book is designed for first- and second-year universitystudents (and their instructors) in earth science, environmentalscience, and physical geography degree programmes worldwide. Thesummaries at the end of each section constitute essential readingfor policy makers and planners. It provides a simple but masterlyaccount, with a minimum of equations,... more...

  • Climate Warsby Harald Welzer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 25.00

    Struggles over drinking water, new outbreaks of mass violence, ethnic cleansing, civil wars in the earth’s poorest countries, endless flows of refugees: these are the new conflicts and forces shaping the world of the 21st century. They no longer hinge on ideological rivalries between great powers but rather on issues of class, religion and resources.... more...

  • A Short Guide to Climate Change Riskby Nigel Arnell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 34.95

    Climate change poses a risk to business operations and to markets--but at the same time, it can bring opportunities for some businesses. With chapters on the nature, science and politics of climate change risk, as well as how to assess, then how to cope with it, and recommendations for incorporating climate change risks into a Company Climate Risk... more...