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- 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...
- Charlesbridge 2011; US$ 9.99
"Climate change? Global warming?"... We've probably all heard these words over and over again, from media reporters, from elected officials, and even from friends and co-workers. Scientists argue about what they mean for our future. What is the truth? How can we decipher exactly what really are the effects of environmental damage? Where can we go... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 128.00
This book is a rebuttal of the common belief that grave environmental consequences are associated with the issues of global warming and nuclear hazards. Firstly, it is argued that after 25 years of research no-one has actually found evidence for greenhouse warming. Instead, the heat has caused the evaporation of ocean water to increase cloud coverage,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 75.00
Greenhouse gas emissions trading and project-based mechanisms for greenhouse gas reduction are emerging market-based instruments for climate change policy. They are also increasingly viewed as cost-effective, flexible and environmentally efficient instruments for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00
Edited by Shardul Agrawala. Climate change poses a serious challenge to social and economic development in all countries. While international commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are essential, adaptation to the impacts of climate change must also be integrated into sectoral and economic policies worldwide. This volume examines the implications... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 23.99
An outstanding overview on global warming---and what we can do about it---from a distinguished world-class authority Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way beyond the planet's limits. In this book Mayer Hillman explains the real issues: what role technology... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Governments have failed to stem global emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases causing climate change. Indeed, climate-changing pollution is increasing globally, and will do so for decades to come without far more aggressive action. What explains this failure to effectively tackle one of the world's most serious problems? And what can... more...
- The Experiment 2014; US$ 14.95
The essential climate-debate handbook?everything you need to know about climate science to change minds Have you ever heard someone say that climate change is simply the result of natural cycles? Or that there can?t be global warming because it still gets so cold out? While the claims climate-change deniers make can seem, on their surface, quite... more...
- Springer 2004; US$ 235.00
Sahelian West Africa has recovered from the disastrous droughts of the 1970s and 1980s. People have learned to adapt to risk and uncertainty in fragile dryland environments. They, as well as global change scientists, are worried about the impact of climate change on these West African drylands. What do the experiences of the last thirty years say about... more...