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Climate change books

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Recently Published

Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Climate Governance by Sebastien Duyck Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Climate Governance

Over the last decade, the world has increasingly grappled with the complex linkages emerging between efforts to combat climate change and to protect human rights around the world. The Paris Climate Agreement adopted in December 2015 recognized the necessity for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

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: 01/11/2017

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: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Demystifying Climate Change An Energy Story on Science, History, Threats, and Opportunities by Jeffrey Loehr, Margaret Loehr Demystifying Climate Change An Energy Story on Science, History, Threats, and Opportunities
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Using historical anecdotes as well as modern story-telling and basic science, this book describes how humans are changing the chemistry of our air and oceans. The great life-giving cycles that maintain a livable environment are being altered, causing wide range...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Demystifying Climate Change An Energy Story on Science, History, Threats, and Opportunities by Jeffrey Loehr, Margaret Loehr Demystifying Climate Change An Energy Story on Science, History, Threats, and Opportunities
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Using historical anecdotes as well as modern story-telling and basic science, this book describes how humans are changing the chemistry of our air and oceans. The great life-giving cycles that maintain a livable environment are being altered, causing wide range...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Climate Modelling Philosophical and Conceptual Issues by Elisabeth A. Lloyd Climate Modelling Philosophical and Conceptual Issues

This edited collection of works by leading climate scientists and philosophers introduces readers to issues in the foundations, evaluation, confirmation, and application of climate models.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Extreme Cities The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change by Ashley Dawson Extreme Cities The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change

A cutting exploration of how cities drive climate change while being on the frontlines of the coming climate crisis
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

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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Melting ice sheets and warming oceans are causing the seas to rise. By the end of this century, hundreds of millions of people living at low elevations along coasts will be forced to retreat to higher and safer ground. Because...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Coming Soon

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

Ecological Exile Spatial Injustice & Environmental Humanities by Derek (University of British Columbia, Canada) Gladwin Ecological Exile Spatial Injustice & Environmental Humanities
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Ecological Exile explores how contemporary literature, film, and media culture confront ecological crises through perspectives of spatial justice - a facet of social justice that looks at unjust circumstances as a phenomenon of space. Growing instances of flooding, population displacement,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

Handbook of Climate Change Communication - Vol. 1 Theory of Climate Change Communication by Walter Leal Filho Handbook of Climate Change Communication - Vol. 1 Theory of Climate Change Communication

This comprehensive handbook provides a unique overview of the theory, methodologies and best practices in climate change communication from around the world. It fosters the exchange of information, ideas and experience gained in the execution of successful projects and initiatives,...
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

Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management Capacity, Equity and Sustainability by Dominic (Sustainability Leaders Network, Brazil) Stucker Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management Capacity, Equity and Sustainability
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The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2017

Multivariate Time Series Analysis in Climate and Environmental Research by Zhihua Zhang Multivariate Time Series Analysis in Climate and Environmental Research

This book offers comprehensive information on the theory, models and algorithms involved in state-of-the-art multivariate time series analysis and highlights several of the latest research advances in climate and environmental science.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/12/2017

Combatting Climate Change in the Pacific The Role of Regional Organisations by Marc Williams, Duncan McDuie-Ra Combatting Climate Change in the Pacific The Role of Regional Organisations
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By focusing on climate security as it is constructed in the Pacific and how this concept mobilises resources and shapes the implementation of climate finance, the book provides an up-to-date account of the way regional organizations in the Pacific have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/12/2017

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

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 ) and Goal 13 ( Take urgent action to combat...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Climate Change Adaptation in Small Island Developing States by Martin Bush Climate Change Adaptation in Small Island Developing States

A groundbreaking synthesis of climate change adaptation strategies for small island states, globally A wide ranging, comprehensive, and multi-disciplinary study, this is the first book that focuses on the challenges posed by climate change impacts on the Small Island Developing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/01/2018

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: 31/01/2018

On Thin Ice An Epic Final Quest into the Melting Arctic by Eric Larsen, Hudson Lindenberger On Thin Ice An Epic Final Quest into the Melting Arctic
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In March 2014, Eric Larsen and Ryan Waters set out to traverse nearly 500 miles across the melting Arctic Ocean, unsupported, from Northern Ellesmere Island to the geographic North Pole. Despite being one of the most cold and hostile environments...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

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: 13/10/2017

Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response A New Approach to Climate Politics by Theresa Birgitta Bronnum (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) Scavenius Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response A New Approach to Climate Politics
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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

Climate Change Governance in Chinese Cities by Qianqing (City University of Hong Kong) Mai, Maria (City University of Hong Kong) Francesch-Huidobro Climate Change Governance in Chinese Cities
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In the last thirty years, China has experienced rapid economic development and urbanisation which has resulted in high levels of environmental degradation and has put considerable pressure on the country's infrastructure and natural resources. As China commits to considerably lower...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

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: 03/10/2017

Climate Change Impacts Select Proceedings of ICWEES-2016 by Vijay P. (Louisiana State University) Singh Climate Change Impacts Select Proceedings of ICWEES-2016

Part II covers rainfall analysis, including changes in regional rainfall series, analysis of non-stationarity, summer monsoon and rainfall scenarios. Change point analysis, greenhouse gas emissions, rainfall variability, water resources variability, and water resources sustainability are discussed in this part.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

: 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

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2017

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

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: 01/09/2017

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