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  • Why Scientists Disagree about Global Warming

    The most important fact about climate science, often overlooked, is that scientists disagree about the environmental impacts of the combustion of fossil fuels on the global climate. There is no survey or study showing “consensus” on the most important scientific issues, despite frequent claims by advocates to the ...

  • Unstoppable Solar Cycles: Rethinking Global Warming

    When Erik the Red first arrived in Greenland, the fertile green land was perfect for farming. But within a few centuries the thriving Viking settlements had been wiped out by global ...

  • Global Scream

    Are you hearing Nature’s global scream?” is the question posed by this new novel. Veteran South African biologist from Stellenbosch University, Adriaan Reinecke, is probably best known in scientific circles for his book chapters and scientific papers in international journals (see for example ScienceDirect on the web). His research papers report ...

  • Global Warming: Facts vs. Faith

    Walter Cunningham has enjoyed careers in the United States Marine Corps, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and private industry, including 12 years as a venture ...

  • Rising Above Global Warming

    This book is a children’s book on global warming with illustrations. Oddly, it is the first of its kind. The subject of global warming when looked at through the lens of hopelessness is a dark issue, but when the topic is dealt with by creating empowerment in the next generation, the outcome keeps most readers’ attention and develops optimism for ...

  • Handbook of Globalization and the Environment

    Proponents of globalization argue that it protects the global environment from degradation and promotes worldwide sustainable economic growth while opponents argue the exact opposite. Examining the local, national, and international impacts of globalization, the Handbook of Globalization and the Environment explores strategies and solutions that ...

  • Making Peace with the Earth: What Future for the Human Species and the Planet?

    We now know that the human species, the planet and civilization may very well be mortal. Our 'business-as-usual' approach to environment issues and in political will threatens to ruin us. Without immediate action to combat global warming, we face losing 5 to 20 percent of the world's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Our very biosphere is in jeopardy: ...

  • YMT 2004 - Making sustainability connections

    Sustainability principles may be advancing in boardrooms across the world, but progress is slow. Despite a growing awareness of the impact the global population is having on finite resources, global warming and health pandemics, a profound shift is needed to move toward sustainable business practices. To overcome these hurdles, the third year of ...

  • Up in Smoke? Threats from, and responses to, the impact of global warming on human development

    Produced by The Working Group on Climate Change and Development, this first-time report says global warming threatens to reverse human progress, and make the international targets on halving global poverty by 2015, known as the Millennium Development Goals, unattainable.Written and compiled by Andrew Simms from nef, John Magrath from Oxfam and ...

  • Reading the Weathervane: Climate Policy from Rio To Johannesburg

    The world is on the brink of bringing into force one of the most far-reaching environmental treaties of all time, the Kyoto Protocol. And even without the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, the United States, on board, signatories of the Protocol are setting the stage for a new generation of policymaking worldwide, reports a new ...

  • Climate, biodiversity, and forests : issues and opportunities emerging from the Kyoto protocol

    This report is a result of collaboration between WRI and IUCN examining why the role of forests and land-use change under the Kyoto Protocol remains controversial, and attempts to clarify and separate the issues. It concludes with recommendations that will help ensure decisions are taken by the Conference of the Parties lead to t he best possible ...

  • Internationalization of the Economy and Environmental Policy Options

    Internationalization of the economy accelerated at the turn of the century. Growing national, regional, and global environmental problems associated with globalization present new challenges for policy-makers and international cooperation. Crucial problems concern air pollution, environmental problems from trade and transportation, and global ...

  • Global Warming

    Global warming and the resulting climate change is one of the most serious environmental problems facing the world community. Global Warming: the Complete Briefing is the most comprehensive guide available to the subject. A world-renowned expert, Sir John Houghton explores the scientific basis of global warming and the likely impacts of climate ...

  • Cryosols

    Cryosols occupy a unique part of the earth and have properties greatly different from other soils. They also occur where the greatest impact of global warming is predicted. They have been studied extensively in Russia, Canada and in other regions. This is, however, the first book which brings together experts from all fields in order to focus on ...

  • Atmospheric Methane

    Methane is an important greenhouse gas that can cause global warming. The present concentrations of methane are nearly three times higher than several hundred years ago. Today, more than 60% of the atmospheric methane comes from human activities, including rice agriculture, coal mining, natural gas usage, biomass burning, and raising of cattle. ...

  • Global Warming - The Research Challenges

    This book presents the latest results of global warming researches focusing on Japanese and international efforts. In 2002, Japan initiated 'Global Warming Research Initiatives' lead by the Council for Science and Technology Policy, which aims to harmonize the national research activities and projects. This book is the first report from the ...

  • Avian Migration

    The reader of this comprehensive presentation benefits from an outstanding overview of all aspects of the fascinating phenomenon of bird migration. The book is written by leading experts from around the world. The text summarizes reviews and discussions of the most recent hypotheses. In doing so, it covers the entire research field from ...

  • Permafrost Soils

    Vast areas of the soil ecosystem are permanently frozen or are unfrozen for only a few weeks in summer. Permafrost soils are of global interest since a significant increase in temperature is predicted for polar regions.This volume summarizes recent knowledge on various aspects of permafrost and permafrost-affected soils, including typical ...

  • Global Warming and Economic Development

    Three questions need to be addressed when discussing the global warming issue. First, is a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions necessary? Second, if the answer is yes, what is the optimal level of CO2 emissions? Third, who should be held responsible for reducing CO2 emissions? This book addresses these three questions by formulating a ...

  • Global Warming

    Global Warming: Engineering Solutions goes beyond the discussion of what global warming is, and offers complete concrete solutions that can be used to help prevent global warming. Innovative engineering solutions are needed to reduce the effects of global warming. Discussed here are proposed engineering solutions for reducing global warming ...

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