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- Counterpoint 2011; US$ 26.00
In Shishmaref, Alaska, new seawalls are constructed while residents navigate the many practical and bureaucratic obstacles to moving their entire island village to higher ground. Farther south, inland hunters and fishermen set out to grow more of their own food—and to support the reintroduction of wood bison, an ancient species well suited to expected... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 159.95
Table of Contents Foreword R. K. Pachauri xi Foreword Don MacIver xiii Preface xv About the Editors xix About the Authors xxi Acronyms xxiii 1 CLIMATE CHANGE AND WATER RESOURCES IN SOUTH ASIA: AN INTRODUCTION M. Monirul Qader Mirza Q. K. Ahmad 1.1 Introduction 1 1.2 Water Availability and Demand in South Asia 2 1.3 Climate... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 46.00
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 92.95
"This book provides a fascinating and empirically rich account of how vulnerabilities to variations in climate, especially to drought and flood, were created and experienced over several centuries. Based on meticulous work in the historical archives, Georgina H. Endfield gives a distinctive long term perspective on the interactions between nature and... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95
From the author of the bestseller 'Ecohouse' this challenging and exciting text gives you an insight into the real changes that are necessary to give our modern day built environment both 'sustainability' and 'survivability'. The book is based on the premise that climate change is going to happen and its impacts on our lives are going to be far worse... more...