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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 27.00
Flip the switch to energy-efficient lighting This do-it-yourself guide makes it easy to upgrade residential and commercial lighting to reduce costs and environmental impact while maintaining or even improving the quality of the lighting. Filled with step-by-step instructions, Green Lighting shows you how to save money and energy with light-emitting... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...