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Bioarchaeology and Climate Change

A View from South Asian Prehistory

by Gwen Robbins Schug

<p>&quot;Using subadult skeletons from the Deccan Chalcolithic period of Indian prehistory, along with archaeological and paleoclimate data, this volume makes an important contribution to understanding the effects of ecological change on ...

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Bizarre Weather

Howling Winds, Pouring Rain, Blazing Heat, Freezing Cold, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Tornadoes, and More of Nature's Fury

by Joanne O'Sullivan

<p>This is weather beyond your wildest imagination—yet it’s all true: showers of worms from the sky, watermelon snow, gory storms, and other freakish and fun phenomena! These stories are anything but ordinary, and they will leave you stunned, ...

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Boron Proxies in Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology

by Stephen M. Eggins, Laura L. Haynes, Katherine A. Allen & others

<p>Anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions do not only warm our planet but also acidify our oceans. It is currently unclear to which degree Earth’s climate and marine life will be impacted by these changes but information from Earth history, ...

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Climate Adaptation Futures

by Martin Parry, Daniela Guitart, Jean P. Palutikof & others

<p>Adaptation is the poor cousin of the climate change challenge - the glamour of international debate is around global mitigation agreements, while the bottom-up activities of adaptation, carried out in community halls and local government ...

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Climate Adaptation Governance in Cities and Regions

Theoretical Fundamentals and Practical Evidence

by Jörg Knieling

<p>Global climate change creates new challenges in particular for cities and regions. As centres of human activity they are especially vulnerable to climate change impacts. Adapting to a changing climate requires dealing with multiple ...

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Climate Change

Past, Present, and Future

by Marie-Antoinette Mélières & Chloé Maréchal

<p>This book is designed for first- and second-year university students (and their instructors) in earth science, environmental science, and physical geography degree programmes worldwide. The summaries at the end of each section constitute ...

ISBN: 9781118708491

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Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chang

This latest Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will again form the standard reference for all those concerned with climate change and its consequences, including students, researchers and policy ...

ISBN: 9781316236567

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Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chang

This latest Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will again form the standard reference for all those concerned with climate change and its consequences, including students, researchers and policy ...

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Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change

by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chang

This latest Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will again form the standard reference for all those concerned with climate change and its consequences, including students, researchers and policy ...

ISBN: 9781316396995

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Climate Change and the Future of Sustainability: The Impact on Renewable Resources

by Adaramola, Muyiwa

<P>This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. </P> <P></P> <P>Renewable resources such as wind, solar, and geothermal are often perceived as being the answer to the fossil fuel crisis. Ironically, however, climate change may also ...

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Climate Change For Beginners

by Dean Goodwin, Ph.D.

<p>Year after year science continually proves that global climate change is real. But what does it all really mean and what can or should we do about it?</p> <p><em>Climate Change For Beginners</em> is a clear, fluid narrative by a leading ...

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Climate Change, Service Economy and Industry

With Empirical Cases & Theories

by Junmo Kim

<p>This book shows how industries perceive weather as they pose their positioning in climate change adaptation. With empirical analysis, this books extends policy discussion. Weather and climate related industries are clearly knowledge intensive

ISBN: 9781450264754

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Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science, Society, and Solutions [3 volumes]

by Bruce E. Johansen

<p>This three-volume set presents entries and primary sources that will impress on readers that what we do—or don't do—today regarding climate change will dramatically influence what life on this planet will be like for untold numbers of ...

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CLIMATE CHANGE: Treaties and Policies in the Trump era

by Alan Moran

<p>Alan Moran has been a prominent writer on regulatory matters for thirty years. He was the inaugural head of the Australian governments’ regulatory review office and researched the issues in “think tanks”. Working outside and within the ...

ISBN: 9781925501759

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Climate Dynamics

Why Does Climate Vary?

by De-Zheng Sun & Frank Bryan

<p>Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 189.</p> <p><em>Climate Dynamics: Why Does Climate Vary?</em> presents the major climate phenomena within the climate system to underscore the ...

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Climate in Context

Science and Society Partnering for Adaptation

by Adam S. Parris, Dr. Gregg M. Garfin, Professor Kirstin Dow & others

<p>Society is increasingly affected by climate impacts, from prolonged water shortages to damaging coastal floods and wildfires. Scientists studying climate variations are eager to have their knowledge used in adaptive decision making. To ...

ISBN: 9781118474778

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Climate Management Issues: Economics, Sociology, and Politics

by Gines, Julie K.

<P>Despite all the controversy and hype that climate change has generated, there now exists an overwhelming body of scientific evidence that the problem is real and that its effects are already being felt on a global scale. Part of what makes ...

ISBN: 9781439861516

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Climate of the Southeast United States

Variability, Change, Impacts, and Vulnerability

by Keith Ingram

<p>Prepared for the 2013 National Climate Assessmand a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage, <em>Climate of the Southeast United States</em> is the result of a collaboration among three Regional Integrated Sciences and ...

ISBN: 9781610915090

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Climate System Dynamics and Modeling

by Goosse, Hugues

This textbook presents all aspects of climate system dynamics, on all timescales from the Earth's formation to modern human-induced climate change. It discusses the dominant feedbacks and interactions between all the components of the climate ...

ISBN: 9781316028698

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Cloud Dynamics

by Robert A. Houze, Jr.

Clouds play a critical role in the Earth's climate, general atmospheric circulation, and global water balance. Clouds are essential elements in mesoscale meteorology, atmospheric chemistry, air pollution, atmosphericradiation, and weather ...

ISBN: 9780080959955

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