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- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 129.00
Among global environmental issues, climate change has received the largest attention of national and global policy makers, researchers, industry, multilateral banks and NGOs. Climate change is one of the most important global environmental problems with unique characteristics. It is global, long-term (up to several centuries) and involves complex interactions... more...
Climate Change in the South Pacific: Impacts and Responses in Australia, New Zealand, and Small Island StatesSpringer Netherlands 2006; US$ 249.00
ALEXANDER GILLESPIE & WILLIAM C.G. BURNS The idea for this book grew out of the Ecopolitics conference in Canberra, Australia in 1996. The conference captured the ferment of the climate change debate in the South Pacific, as well as some its potential implications for the region?s inhabitants and e- systems. At that conference, one of the editors (Gillespie)... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 249.00
Global climate change - rapid, substantial and human induced - may have radical consequences for life on earth. The problem is a complex one, however, demanding a multi-disciplinary approach. A simple cost-benefit analysis cannot capture the essentials, nor can the issue be reduced to an emissions reduction game, as the Kyoto process tries to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This new book explains why the international community has responded with a sense of fatalistic passivity to climate change. It presents a distinct critique of realism through the study of this topic, commonly overlooked in international relations. The author argues that the realist view rests on a dangerous contradiction; far from delivering security... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 199.00
Our views and understanding of variations in climate, geomorphological processes and the interrelationships that exist between climatic changes and land surface changes, both now and in the past, have developed greatly over the last decade. This book aims to encapsulate some of these recent advances and focuses on the integration of research that... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 199.00
Research input constitutes a key component in the development of international environmental regime formation. Science-policy interaction is, however, complex and difficult, particularly because it is an encounter between two distinct systems of behaviour: the scientific ideal of impartiality and disinterestedness and the political reality of... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 118.00 US$ 96.76
The Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has presented strong evidence that human-induced climate change is occurring and that all countries of the world will be affected and need to adapt to impacts. The IPCC points out that many developing countries are particularly vulnerable because of their relatively... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 59.95
As the worlds largest industry, tourism both contributes to and will be dramatically affected by climate change. This is an examination of the relationship between tourism and climate change, of interest not only to students of tourism but to policy makers and the industry who will have to respond to the challenges posed. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 8.95 US$ 7.70
Global Warming is one of the most controversial scientific issues of the twenty first century. This book provides an informative, up-to-date, and readable book about the predicted impacts of global warming and the surprises that could be in store for us in the near future. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 126.00
Humans? effect on the earth's climate will have potentially far-reaching impacts on society and nature. We know that there are trade-offs among policies that limit global warming, but the benefits have so far received far less attention from policy makers than have the costs. more...