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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 220.00
Featuring contributions from leading experts in the field, Climate Change and Managed Ecosystems examines the effects of global climate change on intensively constructed or reconstructed ecosystems, focusing on land use changes in relation to forestry, agriculture, and wetlands including peatlands. The book begins by discussing the fragility of ecosystems... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 105.00
Explores the interplay between science, economics, politics, and ethics in relation to climate change and the international community more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Explores the policy measures adopted by the EU in order to realize its Kyoto Protocol commitment. This book focuses on legal instruments, with emissions trading at the forefront of the policy package, accompanied by directives on energy taxation, energy efficiency and renewable energy. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Climate scientists have determined that global temperature increases are due in large part to increased greenhouse gas emissions from human activities. This book presents a study of California (a region of broad variation and high population), how it will be affected by climate change and how it might best adapt. more...
- Vision Paperbacks 2006; US$ 16.99
Looking at the threats to civilisation, this book explains the story and the science behind each one, and provides an assessment of how serious they are and what can and is likely to be done about them. Examining the fate of ancient civilsations and explaining the lessons they teach us, it explores the likelihood of survival when disaster hits. more...
- 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...
- CABI 2006; US$ 145.00
This book presents an overview of the studies conducted by the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance programme. The programme was set up in recognition of the need for developing countries, in particular, to face the challenges confronting all countries under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 230.00
Temperature and other climate variables are currently changing at a dramatic rate. As observations have shown, these climatic changes have serious consequences for all organisms and their ability to adapt to changing environmental conditions. Birds are excellent model organisms, with a very active metabolism, they are highly sensitive to environmental... more...