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- Counterpoint 2011; US$ 26.00
In Shishmaref, Alaska, new seawalls are constructed while residents navigate the many practical and bureaucratic obstacles to moving their entire island village to higher ground. Farther south, inland hunters and fishermen set out to grow more of their own food—and to support the reintroduction of wood bison, an ancient species well suited to expected... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
The core objective of this book it to better understand the role of foreign policy ? the crossovers and interactions between domestic and international politics and policies ? in efforts to preserve the environment and natural resources. Underlying this objective is the belief that it is not enough to analyze domestic or international political actors,... more...
Global Climate Change and Response of Carbon Cycle in the Equatorial Pacific and Indian Oceans and Adjacent LandmassesElsevier Science 2006; US$ 240.00
To understand the global warming mechanism, global mapping of primary production was carried out under the GCMAPS program. The program was concerned with marine and terrestrial environmental changes, which affect carbon cycle on the regional and global scales. On the regional scale, warm phase of ENSO (El Niño / Southern Oscillation) has been shown... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59
Get positive suggestions for practical solutions to this heated issue. Hotly debated in the political arena and splashed across the media almost 24/7, global warming has become the topic of the moment. Whatever one's views on its cause, there is no denying that the earth's climate is changing, and people everywhere are worried. Global Warming... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 120.95
The role of the built environment on global warming is seen to be of increasing relevance. In this book, contributors of international repute offer a wide perspectivet on the subject. This new paperback edition offers insights and techniques regarding design and management of buildings and urban settlement and discusses the issues of accountability... more...
- CABI 2007; US$ 170.00
The many and varied sinks for greenhouse gases on Earth are nothing less than vital to life as we know it. For millennia they have maintained relatively balanced concentrations of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide in our atmosphere. Even when humankind drastically increased greenhouse emissions following the industrial revolution, many of the... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 419.00
Sahelian West Africa has recovered from the disastrous droughts of the 1970s and 1980s. People have learned to adapt to risk and uncertainty in fragile dryland environments. They, as well as global change scientists, are worried about the impact of climate change on these West African drylands. What do the experiences of the last thirty years say... more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 24.99
This book addresses the social implications of climate change and climatic variability on indigenous peoples and communities living in the highlands, lowlands, and coastal areas of Latin America and the Caribbean. Across the region, indigenous people already perceive and experience negative effects of climate change and variability. Many indigenous... more...