Economics and Management of Climate Change Risks, Mitigation by Bernd Hansjürgens, Ralf Antes

By Bernd Hansjürgens, Ralf Antes

Climate swap is without doubt one of the largest demanding situations for mankind. even though there's expanding proof that weather swap is already happening, there's neither enough wisdom as to what quantity weather switch poses dangers to societies and corporations, nor approximately sufficient techniques to deal with those risks.

Bringing jointly a world team of students from environmental economics, political technology and enterprise, this e-book describes, analyses and evaluates weather switch hazards and responses of societies and firms. The booklet contributes to the query of the way weather swap may be mitigated by way of discussing effective and potent layout of mitigation measures, particularly emissions buying and selling and fresh improvement mechanism (CDM). putting certain emphasis at the impression of weather swap hazards on company, the publication investigates during which approach chosen sectors of the financial system are affected and what measures they could adopt to conform to weather switch risks.

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The Facts on File Weather and Climate Handbook by Michael Allaby

By Michael Allaby

With the subjects of climate and weather more and more on the vanguard of global consciousness, you will need to comprehend the appropriate phrases, definitions, and phenomena that one will be accustomed to. together with greater than 2000 entries, this guide deals uncomplicated information regarding atmospheric techniques, the sciences of climatology and meteorology, and the folk who've made their mark in those disciplines.

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Railroads and Weather: From Fogs to Floods and Heat to by Stanley Alcide Changnon

By Stanley Alcide Changnon

This is the 1st ebook to hide the affects of climate in this mammoth undefined. With a hundred and twenty pictures, this ebook covers significant storms of the final century, in addition to the evolution of the industry’s making plans and reaction recommendations, and the apparatus and expertise they use to strive against climate affects. This publication grants to be a favourite of meteorologists attracted to climate affects, in addition to railroad and historical past buffs of all ages.

Railroads and Weather is a must-read for meteorologists eager to comprehend the effect in their items at the rail community...as good as railroad operations body of workers, and historical past buffs who simply love trains.”

—Richard A. Wagoner, nationwide middle for Atmospheric Research

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