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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95
We live in a world that is increasingly vulnerable to climatic shocks - affecting agriculture and industry, government and international trade, not to mention human health and happiness. Serious anxieties have been aroused by respected scientists warning of dire perils that could result from upsets of the climatic regime. In this internationally... 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...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 8.95
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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 193.00
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...
- Springer 2005; US$ 99.00
In this volume, an improved Integrated Assessment methodology is used to analyze climate change impacts on agriculture, water resources, unmanaged ecosystems, irrigation, and land use in the United States and the economic implications of these impacts. This book contains a series of papers documenting the methods, models, analysis, and results of this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
How can greenhouse gases be controlled and reduced? Will it be in time? This book adds a significant new contribution to the crucial climate change/global warming debate. Incorporating the key political and legal considerations into `real world' applied economic analysis, the authors provide a unique focus on the wider political economy of the problem.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Global climate change raises important questions of international and intergenerational justice. In this important new book, the author places research on the origins and spatio-temporal impacts of climate change within the broader context of distributive justice and sustainable development. He argues that a range of theories of distribution ? notably... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 210.00
In order to feed their burgeoning populations, developing nations will need to double cereal production by the year 2050. This increase will have to come from existing land, as little potential exists for bringing new land under cultivation -- a daunting prospect when one realizes that increased use and significantly higher concentrations of carbon... more...