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Climate change books

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Limits to Climate Change Adaptation by Walter Leal Filho Limits to Climate Change Adaptation

This book sheds new light on the limits of adaptation to anthropogenic climate change. The respective chapters demonstrate the variety of and interconnections between factors that together constitute the constraints on adaptation. The book pays special attention to evidence that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Migration and Environmental Change in the West African Sahel Why Capabilities and Aspirations Matter by Victoria van der Land Migration and Environmental Change in the West African Sahel Why Capabilities and Aspirations Matter

The West African Sahel is predicted to be heavily affected by climate change in the future. Slow-onset environmental changes, such as increasing rainfall variability and rising temperature, are presumed to worsen the livelihood conditions and to increase the out-migration from...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Climate Change and Air Pollution The Impact on Human Health in Developed and Developing Countries by Rais Akhtar Climate Change and Air Pollution The Impact on Human Health in Developed and Developing Countries

This book discusses regional and international climate-change, air- pollution and human-health scenarios. The research, from both industrialized and developing countries, focuses on region-specific perspectives of climate change impacts on air pollution. After analyzing the variations of climate data over recent...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

A Farewell to Ice A Report from the Arctic by Peter Wadhams A Farewell to Ice A Report from the Arctic

'Astonishing ... beautiful, compelling and terrifying' Observer'Wadhams' writing sparkles ... a lyrical sense of wonder at the natural world ... essential reading ... may be the best reader-friendly account of the greenhouse effect available to date' John Burnside, New StatesmanIce...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Gilgamesh Gene by Robin Russell-Jones The Gilgamesh Gene

The Gilgamesh Gene is about the human condition, and in particular what it is in our make-up that has brought us, along with most other species on earth, to the brink of extinction. Ultimately it is a question about human...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Climate Change, Ocean Acidification and Sponges Impacts Across Multiple Levels of Organization by Jose Luis Carballo Climate Change, Ocean Acidification and Sponges Impacts Across Multiple Levels of Organization

While sponges represent a very simple group of organisms, which are represented by over 8000 species, there is considerable interest in the increasing role they may play in future marine ecosystems. While we still have a comparatively limited understanding of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2017

Retreat from a Rising Sea Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change by Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, Keith C. Pilkey Retreat from a Rising Sea Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change
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This big-picture, policy-oriented book explains in gripping terms what rising oceans will do to coastal cities and the drastic actions we need to take now to remove vulnerable populations. The authors detail specific threats faced by Miami, New Orleans, New...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

GHG Emissions Drivers, Sources & Impacts by Lim Yun Seng GHG Emissions Drivers, Sources & Impacts


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Climate Change and the Humanities Historical, Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Contemporary Environmental Crisis by Alexander Elliott Climate Change and the Humanities Historical, Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Contemporary Environmental Crisis

This volume of essays fills a lacunae in the current climate change debate by bringing new perspectives on the role of humanities scholars within this debate. The humanities have historically played an important role in the various debates on environment,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Coming Soon

: Kyoto Protocol (1999) A Guide and Assessment by Michael (University College London, UK) Grubb, Christiaan Vrolijk, Duncan Brack : Kyoto Protocol (1999) A Guide and Assessment
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Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response A New Approach to Climate Politics by Theresa Birgitta Bronnum Scavenius Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response A New Approach to Climate Politics

In a period of rapid climate change and climate governance failures, it is quintessential to understand and address how effectively different political institutions can and should react to climate change. The term institutional response capacity can be defined as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Problems, Philosophy and Politics of Climate Science by Guido Visconti Problems, Philosophy and Politics of Climate Science

This book is a critical appraisal of the status of the so-called Climate Sciences (CS). These are contributed by many other basic sciences like physics, geology, chemistry and as such employ theoretical and experimental methods. In the last few decades...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Political Economy of Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa by Lucky (University of Zululand, South Africa) Asuelime The Political Economy of Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa
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A deepening ecological crisis is rearing its head in sub-Saharan Africa, as it faces a myriad of challenges in regards to the development of its energy sector. The `dirty now and clean up later' approach to the environment has a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

New Issues in Climate Change and Migration Labour, Gender, Remittances by Andrew Baldwin New Issues in Climate Change and Migration Labour, Gender, Remittances

This book intervenes in the growing discussion about migration and global environmental change by situating this discussion within a wider of set of debates about labour, gender and the political economy of remittances. It is underpinned by the idea that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Brazil and Climate Change Beyond the Amazon by Eduardo Viola, Matias Franchini Brazil and Climate Change Beyond the Amazon
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Climate change is increasingly a part of the human experience. As the problem worsens, the cooperative dilemma that the issue carries has become evident: climate change is a complex problem that systematically gets insufficient answers from the international system. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

Pricing Carbon in Australia Contestation, Market Failure and the State by Rebecca Pearse Pricing Carbon in Australia Contestation, Market Failure and the State

In the mid-2000s it seemed that the global carbon market would take off and spark the worldwide transition to a profitable low carbon economy. A decade on, the experiment in carbon trading is failing. Carbon market schemes have been plagued...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

The Evolution of Carbon Markets Design and Diffusion by Jorgen Wettestad The Evolution of Carbon Markets Design and Diffusion

Carbon markets are developing and expanding around the world, but how and to what extent is their design shaped by shared learning and interaction between them? By carrying out a groundbreaking analysis of their design and diffusion, this book covers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2017

Climate Change and Cities Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network by Cynthia Rosenzweig Climate Change and Cities Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network

Climate Change and Cities bridges science-to-action for climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts in cities around the world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Water Security in Asia Opportunities and Challenges in the Context of Climate Change by Mukand S. Babel Water Security in Asia Opportunities and Challenges in the Context of Climate Change

This book assesses the current water-security situation in Asia. The thematic areas of the book discuss the United Nation's sustainable development goals with a particular focus on Goal 6 ( Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation )...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

Understanding Climate Change Science, Ethics, and Policy by Wendy Parker Understanding Climate Change Science, Ethics, and Policy


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Understanding Climate Change Science, Ethics, and Policy by Wendy Parker Understanding Climate Change Science, Ethics, and Policy


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Climate Wars What People Will Be Killed For in the 21st Century by Harald Welzer Climate Wars What People Will Be Killed For in the 21st Century

Struggles over drinking water, new outbreaks of mass violence, ethnic cleansing, civil wars in the earth's poorest countries, endless flows of refugees: these are the new conflicts and forces shaping the world of the 21st century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2017

Climate Change in the Himalayas by Govind Ballabh Pant, Narendra Singh Climate Change in the Himalayas
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This book analyzes the issues associated with climate change in the Himalayas. The book begins with an overview of global climate change with discussions of data trends and international initiatives, then segues into a history of climate changes and weather...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Introduction to Energy and Climate Developing a Sustainable Environment by Julie Kerr Introduction to Energy and Climate Developing a Sustainable Environment

The purpose of this textbook is to provide a well-rounded working knowledge of both climate change and environmental sustainability for a wide range of students. Students will learn core concepts and methods to analyze energy and environmental impacts; will understand...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Climate Change and Post-Political Communication Media, Emotion and Environmental Advocacy by Philip (London South Bank University, UK) Hammond Climate Change and Post-Political Communication Media, Emotion and Environmental Advocacy
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For many years, the objective of environmental campaigners was to push climate change on to the agenda of political leaders and to encourage media attention to the issue. By the first decade of the twenty-first century, it appeared that their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

Climate Change and Communication Media, Emotion and Environmental Advocacy by Philip Hammond, Hugh Ortega Breton Climate Change and Communication Media, Emotion and Environmental Advocacy
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This study of contemporary political communication focuses on what is widely considered to be the most important environmental and political problem of our time: climate change. Its principal objective is to explore the transformations which politics has undergone in recent...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Local Action on Climate Change Opportunities and Constraints by Susie Moloney Local Action on Climate Change Opportunities and Constraints

There is growing interest in analysing the role and effectiveness of the local scale in responding to the global challenge of climate change. However, while accounts of urban climate change governance are growing, there is now a real need for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty by Todd Schenk Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty

Many of the challenges that decision-makers grapple with in relation to climate change are governance related. Planning and decision-making is evolving in ambiguous institutional environments, in which many key issues remain unresolved, including relationships between different actors; funding arrangements; and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

Regime Interaction and Climate Change The Case of International Aviation and Maritime Transport by Beatriz Martinez Romera Regime Interaction and Climate Change The Case of International Aviation and Maritime Transport

The regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation and maritime transport has proved to be a difficult task for international climate negotiations such as the Paris Agreement in 2015. Almost two decades prior, Article 2.2 of the Kyoto Protocol...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Climate Change and Rocky Mountain Ecosystems by Jessica E. Halofsky Climate Change and Rocky Mountain Ecosystems

This book is the result of a team of approximately 100 scientists and resource managers who worked together for two years to understand the effects of climatic variability and change on water resources, fisheries, forest vegetation, non-forest vegetation, wildlife, recreation,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Reimagining Climate Change by Paul Wapner Reimagining Climate Change

Responding to climate change has become an industry. Governments, corporations, activist groups and others now devote billions of dollars to mitigation and adaptation, and their efforts represent one of the most significant policy measures ever dedicated to a global challenge....
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Democracy and Climate Change by Frederic Hanusch Democracy and Climate Change

Democracy and Climate Change explores the various ways in which democratic principles can lead governments to respond differently to climate change. The election cycle can lead to short-termism, which often appears to be at odds with the long-term nature of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

The Climate Diet How You Can Cut Carbon, Cut Costs, and Save the Planet by Jonathan Harrington The Climate Diet How You Can Cut Carbon, Cut Costs, and Save the Planet

The atmosphere is getting fat on our carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions and it needs our help. We live in a world of excess, consuming too much of everything-food, clothes, cars, toys, shoes, bricks, and mortar. Our bingeing is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Rethinking Authority in Global Climate Governance How Transnational Climate Initiatives Relate to the International Climate Regime by Thomas Hickmann Rethinking Authority in Global Climate Governance How Transnational Climate Initiatives Relate to the International Climate Regime

In the past few years, numerous authors have highlighted the emergence of transnational climate initiatives, such as city networks, private certification schemes, and business self-regulation in the policy domain of climate change. While these transnational governance arrangements can surely contribute...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Climate Change and the Future of Himalayan Farming by Tor H. (Professor, Department of Geography, University of Bergen, Norway) Aase Climate Change and the Future of Himalayan Farming
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Over the past three decades, climate change and other uncertainties have wreaked havoc on diverse livelihoods in the Himalayas. Farming communities cope with these changes based on their perceptions of changing climatic patterns. This book explores the practices of flexible...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Climate Adaptation Policy and Evidence Understanding the Tensions Between Politics and Expertise in Public Policy by Peter Tangney Climate Adaptation Policy and Evidence Understanding the Tensions Between Politics and Expertise in Public Policy

Evidence-based policymaking is often promoted within liberal democracies as the best means for government to balance political values with technical considerations. Under the evidence-based mandate, both experts and non-experts often assume that policy problems are sufficiently tractable and that experts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

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