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- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 18.95
Revisiting the most important topic of our time. The rapid warming of the Earth's climate has been a concern for decades. Though many of us understand that temperatures will-on average-rise, the science and the resulting social, economic, and political implications of such a change are far-reaching and complex. This new edition has been... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 17.59
Get positive suggestions for practical solutions to this heatedissue. Hotly debated in the political arena and splashed across themedia almost 24/7, global warming has become the topic of themoment. Whatever one's views on its cause, there is no denying thatthe earth's climate is changing, and people everywhere are worried. Global Warming For Dummies... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 29.99
Climate Resilient Cities is the first tool of its kind for city governments to better understand how to plan for climate change impacts and impending natural disasters through sound urban planning. It equips local governments with information to actively engage in training, capacity building, and capital investment programs that are identified as priorities... 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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 154.95
Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate considers the consequences of changes in the atmosphere and climate on the integrity, stability, and productivity of agroecosystems. The book adopts a novel approach by bringing together theoretical contributions from ecologists and the applied interpretations of agriculturalists. Drawing these two approaches... 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...
- 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...