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- Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98
With Broeker as his guide, award-winning science writer Robert Kunzig looks back at Earth's volatile climate history so as to shed light on the challenges ahead. Ice ages, planetary orbits, a giant 'conveyor belt' in the ocean ... it's a riveting story full of maverick thinkers, extraordinary discoveries and an urgent blueprint for action. ... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 210.00
PREFACE CONTRIBUTORS GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY Reducing World Hunger in Tropical Africa while Coping with Climate Change, P.A. Sanchez World Food Security: Perspectives, Past, Present, and Future, D.J. Greenland Changing Times and Directions, R.D. Havener, C.R. Dowswell, and N.E. Borlaug Greenhouse Gases and Food Security in Low-Income Countries, R. Darwin,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 24.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 154.95
This book addresses the most pressing water resource issues in South Asia, particularly in relation to climate change and variability. This is a region characterised by abundant water during the monsoon, when devastating floods occur, and by scarcity of water and droughts during the dry period. These extreme events often cause substantial damage to... more...