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  • Global Insecurityby Anthony Burke; Rita Parker

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 130.32

    This innovative volume gathers some of the world?s best scholars to analyse the world?s collective international efforts to address globalised threats through global security governance. Addressing global and planetary forms of insecurity that include nuclear weapons, conventional arms, gender violence, climate change, disease, bio weapons, cyber-conflict,... more...

  • Social Capital, Resilience and Adaptation on Small Islandsby Jan Petzold

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.88

    The book deals with the role of social capital regarding its potential to increase small islands? adaptive capacity to climate change. The case study of the Isles of Scilly, UK, shows how social structures can play a very important role for climate change adaptation. It is argued that social features have to be understood in a non-deterministic and... more...

  • Böschungen und Baugrubenby Bernhard Wietek

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 36.50

    Böschungen als geneigte Erdoberflächen kommen überall vor. Sie werden bearbeitet und so der Zustand verändert. Damit müssen auch die Auswirkungen dieser Veränderungen betrachten und sich eine Gewissheit über die Sicherheit der Böschungen verschaffen werden. Erst mit dieser Kenntnis sollten Veränderungen durchgeführt werden um so auch deren Auswirkung... more...

  • Oases and Globalizationby Emilie Lavie; Anaïs Marshall

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.60

    This book is a reference work about the study of oases in the context of globalization. It is based on selected papers presented at the international colloquium entitled Oases in the Globalization, Ruptures and Continuities in Paris (December 16-17th, 2013). The main issue was to understand how oases have been excluded from or included into the process... more...

  • Engineering Aspects of Geologic CO2 Storageby Dayanand Saini

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.69

    This timely book explores the lessons learned in and potentials of injecting supercritical CO2 into depleted oil and gas reservoirs, in order to maximize both hydrocarbon recovery and the storage capacities of injected CO2. The author provides a detailed discussion of key engineering parameters of simultaneous CO2 enhanced oil recovery... more...

  • Climate of Hopeby Michael Bloomberg; Carl Pope

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.89

    From Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former head of the Sierra Club Carl Pope comes a manifesto on how the benefits of taking action on climate change are concrete, immediate, and immense. They explore climate change solutions that will make the world healthier and more prosperous, aiming to begin a new type of conversation on the issue that will spur... more...

  • Just Cool It!by David Suzuki; Ian Hanington

    NewSouth 2017; US$ 12.99

    A resounding post-Paris Agreement wake-up call about the urgency of the climate crisis that offers a range of practical solutions - and above all, hope.Climate change is the most important crisis humanity has faced, but we still confront huge barriers to resolving it. So, what do we do, and is there hope for humanity? The problem itself is complex,... more...

  • Climate Change in Practiceby Robert L. Wilby

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 36.00

    This accessible book challenges and provokes readers by posing a series of topical questions concerning climate change and society. more...

  • Coastal Stormsby Paolo Ciavola; Giovanni Coco

    Wiley 2017; US$ 148.50 US$ 128.70

    A comprehensive introduction to coastal storms and their associated impacts Coastal Storms offers students and professionals in the field a comprehensive overview and groundbreaking text that is specifically devoted to the analysis of coastal storms. Based on the most recent knowledge and contributions from leading researchers, the text examines... more...

  • Making Climate Compatible Development Happenby Fiona Nunan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Making Climate Compatible Development Happen introduces readers to the concept of climate compatible development (CCD) through exploring what it might look like, how it could be achieved in practice and identifying challenges and dilemmas raised by CCD. The book brings together research that explores the assumptions underlying CCD and applies the... more...