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- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 17.99
Decisively cutting through the hyperbole on both sides of the debate, distinguished NASA climatologist Claire L. Parkinson brings much-needed balance and perspective to the highly contentious issue of climate change. Offering a deeply knowledgeable overview of global change past and present, the author lays out a compelling argument that our understandings... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 165.00
Antarctic Climate Evolution is the first book dedicated to furthering knowledge on the evolution of the world?s largest ice sheet over its ~34 million year history. This volume provides the latest information on subjects ranging from terrestrial and marine geology to sedimentology and glacier geophysics. * An overview of Antarctic climate change,... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 69.95
Climate change is one of the most challenging issues of our time. As key sites in the production and management of emissions of greenhouse gases, cities will be crucial for the implementation of international agreements and national policies on climate change. This book provides a critical analysis of the role of cities in addressing climate change... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 264.00
Climate, Change and Risk presents an overview of 'extreme' weather related events and our ability to cope with them. It focuses on society's responses, insurance matters and methodologies for the analysis of climatic hazards. Drawing on worldwide research from the leading names in the field this volume explores the changes in weather hazards that... more...