Climate Change Books

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Structure and Agent in the Scientific Diplomacy of Climate Change

by Springer

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 ...;

Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Subsidence: Causes, Consequences, and Strategies

by Springer

Greenhouse-induced climate warming increasingly appears to be a reality, and the warming climate will be accompanied by an accelerated sea level rise - as much as 60-100 cm over the next century. What is commonly absent in the discussion of rising sea level, however, is the role played by the subsidence of low-lying coastal areas, which can ...;

Changing Climate, Changing Economy

by Earthprint Ltd

How did climate change become an economic issue ? Why is economic discourse so influential on the public policy of climate change ? How can it best contribute to the scientific and public debates ? Nine eminent scholars explain in this book both how economics has changed environmental understanding and how the study of climate change has modified ...;

Regulations to Control Ozone-Depleting Substances: A Guidebook

by Earthprint Ltd

A reference document designed for use by ODS officers and legal officers in Article 5 countries responsible for structuring and drafting of regulations to control and eliminate the use of ODS. It provides a brief overview of the structure and strategies in existing ODS regulations, which encompasses all governmental directives of a legally-binding ...;

Climatic Change and its Impacts

by Springer

Climatic Change is a rapidly evolving domain that has prompted the publication of numerous scientific works in recent years, reflecting both the public and scientific interest in the topic. This book focuses upon climate processes, variability and change and applies the general principles related to these issues, particularly in Switzerland. ...;

The Kyoto Protocol

by Springer

The adoption of the Kyoto Protocol in December 1997 was a major achievement in the endeavour to tackle the problem of global climate change at the dawn of the 21st century. After many years of involvement in the negotiation process, the book's two internationally recognised authors now offer the international community a first hand and inside ...;

Beyond Kyoto - A New Global Climate Certificate System

by Springer

This balanced analysis presents news from the ‘climate-protection front’. On the down-side, neither the current 'Kyoto-Protocol' Climate Protection System with (legally binding) commitments by major countries to reduce or limit their greenhouse gas emissions nor various proposals for improving the commitment system are capable of meeting the ...;

The Economics of Climate Change Policy

by Earthprint Ltd

This important collection embodies the author’s pioneering and on-going efforts to incorporate equity and efficiency principles into the economics of climate change policy. It represents a valuable compendium of work, both previously published and original, the range of which is not otherwise readily accessible.   Adam Rose was one of the first ...;

Rangeland Desertification

by Springer

Desertification has occurred worldwide. The biophysical and socio-economic complexity of this phenomenon has challenged our ability to categorize, inventory, monitor and repair the condition of degraded lands. One of the most important distinctions to be made in relation to land degradation is between cultivated land used for annual crop ...;

Climate Change 2007 - Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability - (IPCC Working Group II)

by Earthprint Ltd

This IPCC Working Group II volume provides a completely up-to-date scientific assessment of the impacts of climate change, the vulnerability of natural and human environments, and the potential for response through adaptation. Written by the world’s leading experts, the IPCC volumes will again prove to be invaluable for researchers, ...;

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