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  • Global Warming and the Built Environmentby D.K. Prasad; R. Samuels

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 120.95

    The role of the built environment on global warming is seen to be of increasing relevance. In this book, contributors of international repute offer a wide perspectivet on the subject. This new paperback edition offers insights and techniques regarding design and management of buildings and urban settlement and discusses the issues of accountability... more...

  • Climate, Change and Riskby Thomas Downing; A. Olsthoorn; R.S.J. Tol

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 264.00

    Climate, Change and Risk presents an overview of 'extreme' weather related events and our ability to cope with them. It focuses on society's responses, insurance matters and methodologies for the analysis of climatic hazards. Drawing on worldwide research from the leading names in the field this volume explores the changes in weather hazards that... more...

  • Cities and Climate Changeby Michelle Betsill; Harriet Bulkeley

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 69.95

    Climate change is one of the most challenging issues of our time. As key sites in the production and management of emissions of greenhouse gases, cities will be crucial for the implementation of international agreements and national policies on climate change. This book provides a critical analysis of the role of cities in addressing climate change... more...

  • Climate Change Economics and Policyby Michael A. Professor Toman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    What are the potential adverse impacts of climate change? How can society determine the amount of protection against climate change that is warranted, given the benefits and costs of various policies? In concise, informative chapters, Climate Economics and Policy considers the key issues involved in one of the most important policy debates of our time.... more...

  • Economic Models of Climate Changeby Professor Stephen J. DeCanio

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 44.00

    The climate policy debate has been dominated by economic estimates of the costs of policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Yet the models used to derive those estimates are based on assumptions that have largely gone untested. The conventional approach embodies structural features that rule out alternative market outcomes. In addition, the... more...

  • Driving Climate Changeby Daniel Sperling; James S. Cannon

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 66.95

    Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing global society. The debate over what to do is confounded by the uncertain relationship between increasing greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, and the impact of those changes on nature and human civilization. This book will provide professionals and students alike with the latest information... more...

  • Climate Cover-Upby James Hoggan; Richard Littlemore

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 11.99

    Talk of global warming is nearly inescapable these days but there are some who believe the concept of climate change is an elaborate hoax. Despite the input of the world?s leading climate scientists, the urgings of politicians, and the outcry of many grassroots activists, many Americans continue to ignore the warning signs of severe climate shifts.... more...

  • Greenhouse Governanceby Barry G. Rabe

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Public deliberation over climate change has traditionally been dominated by the natural and physical sciences. Is the planet warming? To what degree, and is mankind responsible? How big a problem is this, really? But concurrent with these debates is the question of what should be done. Indeed, what can be done? Issues of governance, including the political... more...

  • Climate and Society in Colonial Mexicoby Georgina H. Endfield

    Wiley 2011; US$ 42.95

    By considering three case study regions in Mexico during the Colonial era, Climate and Society in Colonial Mexico: A Study in Vulnerability examines the complex interrelationship between climate and society and its contemporary implications. Provides unique insights on climate and society by capitalizing on Mexico’s rich colonial archives... more...

  • Global Environmental Issuesby David Kemp

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    This book provides a balanced account of the global environmental issues which threaten our society and which we neglect at our peril. Analysing both social and environmental components of the issues - global warming, ozone depletion, acid rain and drought - the book offers a valuable integrative approach and a detailed analysis of environmental issues... more...