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- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 17.95
If you think that global warming means slightly hotter weather and a modest rise in sea levels that will persist only so long as fossil fuels hold out (or until we decide to stop burning them), think again. In The Long Thaw , David Archer, one of the world's leading climatologists, predicts that if we continue to emit carbon dioxide we may eventually... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 18.99
Bestselling author Bill McKibben turns activist in the first hands-on guidebook to stopping climate change, the world's greatest threat Hurricane Katrina. A rapidly disappearing Arctic. The warmest winter on the East Coast in recorded history. The leading scientist at NASA warns that we have only ten years to reverse climate change; the British... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 27.00
Chapter 1. The Benefits of Changing Your Lighting; Chapter 2. Basic Lighting Terms and Explanations; Chapter 3. Incandescent, Halogen, and Gas-Discharge Lighting; Chapter 4. Fluorescent Lighting; Chapter 5. Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs); Chapter 6. Fixtures and Controls; Chapter 7. Beyond Energy to Green Lighting Materials; Chapter 8.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 17.99
In this examination of the global warming debate, Parkinson, a NASA climatologist, notes that our planet?s climate made many transitions, some abrupt, before civilization emerged, so that could happen again. Human activities are likely partly responsible for the present warming trend. The author points out that the 'earth system' is extremely complex,... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 9.99
This study from the Independent Evaluation Group draws lessons for development and climate change mitigation from the World Bank Group's far-reaching portfolio of projects in energy, forestry, transport, coal power, and technology transfer. Reviewing what has worked, what hasn?t, and why, the evaluation?s key findings include:Energy efficiency... 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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 22.99
Scientists and natives wrestle with our changing climate in the land where it has hit first--and hardest A traditional Eskimo whale-hunting party races to shore near Barrow, Alaska--their comrades trapped on a floe drifting out to sea--as ice that should be solid this time of year gives way. Elsewhere, a team of scientists transverses the tundra,... more...
- Trinity University Press 2011; US$ 18.95
Moral Ground brings together the testimony of over eighty visionaries—theologians and religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturalists, activists, and writers—to present a diverse and compelling call to honor our individual and collective moral responsibility to our planet. In the face of environmental degradation... more...