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  • Climate Change: An Integrated Perspectiveby Pim Martens; J. Rotmans

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 224.42

    Global climate change - rapid, substantial and human induced - may have radical consequences for life on earth. The problem is a complex one, however, demanding a multi-disciplinary approach. A simple cost-benefit analysis cannot capture the essentials, nor can the issue be reduced to an emissions reduction game, as the Kyoto process tries to... more...

  • Linking Climate Change to Land Surface Changeby S.J. McLaren; D.R. Kniveton

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 177.17

    Our views and understanding of variations in climate, geomorphological processes and the interrelationships that exist between climatic changes and land surface changes, both now and in the past, have developed greatly over the last decade. This book aims to encapsulate some of these recent advances and focuses on the integration of research that... more...

  • Structure and Agent in the Scientific Diplomacy of Climate Changeby T. Skodvin

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 177.17

    Research input constitutes a key component in the development of international environmental regime formation. Science-policy interaction is, however, complex and difficult, particularly because it is an encounter between two distinct systems of behaviour: the scientific ideal of impartiality and disinterestedness and the political reality of... more...

  • Security and Climate Changeby Mark Lacy

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This new book explains why the international community has responded with a sense of fatalistic passivity to climate change. It presents a distinct critique of realism through the study of this topic, commonly overlooked in international relations. The author argues that the realist view rests on a dangerous contradiction; far from delivering security... more...

  • Global Warmingby Mark Maslin

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 8.95

    Global Warming is one of the most controversial scientific issues of the twenty first century. This book provides an informative, up-to-date, and readable book about the predicted impacts of global warming and the surprises that could be in store for us in the near future. more...

  • Climate Change, Adaptive Capacity And Developmentby Joel B Smith; Richard J T Klein; Saleemul Huq

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 118.00 US$ 107.38

    The Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has presented strong evidence that human-induced climate change is occurring and that all countries of the world will be affected and need to adapt to impacts. The IPCC points out that many developing countries are particularly vulnerable because of their relatively... more...

  • The Benefits of Climate Change Policiesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 126.00

    Humans’ effect on the earth's climate will have potentially far-reaching impacts on society and nature. We know that there are trade-offs among policies that limit global warming, but the benefits have so far received far less attention from policy makers than have the costs. more...

  • History and Climate Changeby Neville Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    History and Climate Change is a balanced and comprehensive overview of the links between climate and man's advance from early to modern times. It draws upon demographic, economic, urban, religious and military perspectives. It is a synthesis of the many historical and scientific theories, which have arisen regarding man's progress through the ages.... more...

  • Global Warming and Energy Demandby Terry Barker; Paul Ekins; Nick Johnstone

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 83.95

    This book presents a range of current views on the use of economic measures to control greenhouse gas emissions. the authors discuss the responsiveness of the energy market to changes in prices, taxes and incomes. The book's concern with global warming involves analyses of possible energy use both in the long and short term. more...

  • Climate Change Impacts for the Conterminous USAby Norman J. Rosenberg; James A. Edmonds

    Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 100.39

    In this volume, an improved Integrated Assessment methodology is used to analyze climate change impacts on agriculture, water resources, unmanaged ecosystems, irrigation, and land use in the United States and the economic implications of these impacts. This book contains a series of papers documenting the methods, models, analysis, and results of... more...