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- World Health Organization 2000; US$ 31.50
A balanced assessment, based on currently available scientific knowledge, of the effects that climate change may have on the environment in Europe and the health of its populations. Written in non-technical language, the book responds to growing public and political concern about the consequences of such widely publicized phenomena as global warming... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 29.95
Global climate change poses not only environmental hazards but profound risks to planetary peace and stability as well. Climatic Cataclysm gathers experts on climate science, oceanography, history, political science, foreign policy, and national security to take the measure of these risks.The contributors have developed three scenarios of what the... more...
- Fulcrum Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95
In accessible and inspiring prose, leading environmental activist Laurie David explains why global warming is the most urgent issue facing our planet. Rousing statements by those who have joined her Virtual March, including Senator John McCain, Senator Barack Obama, and many others, show how this imperative issue transcends politics. more...
- Transworld 2009; US$ 16.00
Climate change is upon us. Make no mistake: disasters such as Hurricane Katrina are the tip of a rapidly melting iceberg. While we must still press our governments to take action to mitigate the most extreme effects of global warming, it is now beyond doubt that prevention will not be enough. We clearly need to plan for the worst. But good advice... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 18.99
A vivid and illuminating portrayal of the surprising ways that climate change will affect the world in the near future?politically, economically, and culturally While reporting just outside of Darfur, Stephan Faris discovered that climate change was at the root of that conflict, and began to wonder what current and impending?and largely unanticipated?crises... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99
The world has known about global warming since the late 1970s, yet little has been done to halt it. The threat, if we fail, is nothing less than catastrophe - the flooding of coastal communities, the extinction of species and entry into a climate regime of which humans have no experience. Exploring the relationship between what we know and what we... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
The past fifteen thousand years - the entire span of human civilization - have witnessed dramatic sea level changes, which began with rapid global warming at the end of the Ice Age, when sea levels were more than 700 feet below modern levels. Over the next eleven millennia, the oceans climbed in fits and starts. These rapid changes had little effect... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.99
From the 10th to 15th centuries the earth experienced a rise in surface temperature that changed climate worldwide-a preview of today's global warming. In some areas, including much of Western Europe, longer summers brought bountiful crops and population growth that led to cultural flowering. In others, drought shook long-established societies, such... more...