Climate Change Books

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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 ...;

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 ...;

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 ...;

The Economics of Climate Change

by Cambridge University Press

There is now clear scientific evidence that emissions from economic activity, particularly the burning of fossil fuels for energy, are causing changes to the Earth´s climate. A sound understanding of the economics of climate change is needed in order to underpin an effective global response to this challenge. The Stern Review is an independent, ...;

Climate Change

by Eurospan Ltd

This book not only actively demystifies the corporate response to climate change, but also ensures that everyone can do something to address climate change. It leads readers to reconsider the relationship between climate change and the corporate world. This is a compact guided journey into the increasingly regulatory and auditing environment which ...;

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Control

by Catalytic Products International (CPI)

Most of the time, people think about Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions with most common of the GHGs. While fairly typical, carbon dioxide isn’t the only GHG U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates.h carbon dioxide.;

Encyclopedia of Global Warming

by Eurospan Ltd

This work offers complete, authoritative coverage of the science, policy, and social issues surrounding global warming and climate change. 'The Encyclopedia of Global Warming' provides comprehensive coverage of the questions of global warming and climate change, including scientific descriptions and explanations of all factors, from carbon dioxide ...;

Global Warming and the World Trading System

by Eurospan Ltd

In 2006, a team led by the English economist Sir Nicholas Stern issued a striking report that analyzed the economic dimensions of global climate change and called for immediate collective action to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This seminal report poses the critical question of how much emissions should be reduced within specific time ...;

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