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  • Climate, History and the Modern Worldby Hubert H. Lamb

    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...

  • Climate Changeby Edmond A. Mathez

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 59.99

    Climate Change is geared toward a variety of students and general readers who seek the real science behind global warming. Exquisitely illustrated, the text introduces the basic science underlying both the natural progress of climate change and the effect of human activity on the deteriorating health of our planet. Noted expert and author Edmond... more...

  • Climate Change, Adaptive Capacity And Developmentby Joel B Smith; Richard J T Klein; Saleemul Huq

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 111.00

    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...

  • Climate Change: An Integrated Perspectiveby Pim Martens; J. Rotmans

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 269.00

    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...

  • Climate Change, Justice and Future Generationsby Edward A. Page

    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...

  • Climate Change Impacts for the Conterminous USAby Norman J. Rosenberg; James A. Edmonds

    Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 109.00

    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... more...

  • Climate Change and Developing Countriesby Nijavalli H. Ravindranath; Jayant A. Sathaye

    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 and Global Crop Productivityby K.R. Reddy; H.F. Hodges

    CABI 2000; US$ 155.00

    Written by international experts, this book is a comprehensive examination of the potential effects climate change, particularly greenhouses gases, will have on agrosystems. It also reviews the effects such systems have on climate change itself. more...

  • Climate Change and Global Food Securityby Rattan Lal; Norman Uphoff; Bobby A. Stewart; David O. Hansen

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 220.00

    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...

  • Climate Change and Human Healthby A.J. McMichael

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00

    Over the ages, human societies have altered local ecosystems and modified regional climates. Today, the human influence has attained a global scale. This reflects the recent rapid increase in population size, energy consumption, intensity of land use, international trade and travel, and other human activities. These global changes have heightened awareness... more...