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  1. Debating Climate Change

    Pathways through Argument to Agreement

    By Elizabeth L. Malone

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    As greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated and contentious voices fill the air, the question gains urgency: How can people with widely varying viewpoints agree to address climate change? Each participant in the debate seems to have a different agenda, from protecting economic growth in...

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to Climate Change Economics and Policy

    By Felix R. FitzRoy, Felix R. FitzRoy, Elissaios Papyrakis, Elissaios Papyrakis

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Interest in climate change has generated a mountain of literature leaving many floundering in the sheer flood of information, commentary, claims and initiatives. This highly accessible book assumes no prior knowledge and cuts through the confusion to explain the key economic and policy issues...

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change and Energy Insecurity

    The Challenge for Peace, Security and Development

    Edited by Felix Dodds, Andrew Higham, Richard Sherman

    Climate change is now recognised as one of the greatest challenges facing the international community and when coupled with energy production and use - the most significant contributor to climate change - and the related security problems the double threat to international security and human...

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Keeping the Lights On

    Towards Sustainable Electricity

    By Walt Patterson

    ?This is such a timely book. Combining extraordinary historical insight with the sharpest analysis of where we are now, Walt Patterson carves out the most applied and practical of 'road maps' as to where we need to go if we are to deliver a genuinely sustainable electricity system for the future....

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Economical Environmentalist

    My Attempt to Live a Low-Carbon Life and What it Cost

    By Prashant Vaze

    Reducing your carbon emissions in an economic down-turn can be challenging, but saving the planet doesn't have to cost you more. Tough economic times need not relegate concerns for the planet to the back burner. The author is an environmental economist trying to live a low-carbon life in London....

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge

  6. International Support for Domestic Climate Policies in Developing Countries

    By Karstan Neuhoff

    This volume examines how international cooperation can support implementation of domestic climate policies in developing countries. Six case studies explore the domestic drivers and barriers for policies with climate (co-)benefits in developing countries and show that international support can help...

    Published October 7th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Acid Rain in Europe

    Counting the cost

    Edited by Helen Apsimon, David Pearce, Ece Ozdemiroglu

    The environmental impacts of acid rain: on human health, on buildings and materials, on forests, freshwaters, crops and biodiversity and on global warming have been well-documented. Less is known about the extent and economic costs of these impacts. This book describes the first major...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Controlling Tropical Deforestation

    Edited by Alan Grainger

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Tropical rain forest is being cleared so rapidly and on such a scale that it is a major global environmental problem, threatening the survival of half of the world's plant and animal species and contributing to global climate change through the greenhouse effect. But, despite widespread concern for...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Personal Transport and the Greenhouse Effect

    By Peter Hughes

    Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set

    The issue of 'sustainability' in the developed world is nowhere more critical than in the field of personal travel, which in many countries has become the fastest-growing contributor to global warming. Unless the use of cars can be brought under control, there is little chance of meeting government...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Fair Weather

    Equity concerns in climate change

    Edited by Ferenc L. Tóth

    Is a unique, cross-disciplinary assessment of fairness and equity issues in the context of global climate change - a crucial dimension in current international negotiations - written by a collection of leading scientists in economics, sociology and social psychology, ethics, international law and...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge