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  1. Nitrous Oxide and Climate Change

    Edited by Keith Smith

    Nitrous oxide, N2O, is the third most important (in global warming terms) of the greenhouse gases, after carbon dioxide and methane. As this book describes, although it only comprises 320 parts per billion of the earth's atmosphere, it has a so-called Global Warming Potential nearly 300 times...

    Published May 28th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Methane and Climate Change

    Edited by Dave Reay, Pete Smith, Andre van Amstel

    Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas and is estimated to be responsible for approximately one-fifth of man-made global warming. Per kilogram, it is twenty-five times more powerful than carbon dioxide over a 100-year time horizon – and global warming is likely to enhance methane release...

    Published May 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Issues of the Day

    100 Commentaries on Climate, Energy, the Environment, Transportation, and Public Health Policy

    By Ian W.H. Parry, Felicia Day

    Series: RFF Report

    Issues of the Day provides an easy way for students, academics, journalists, policymakers, and the public to learn about a diverse range of policy issues affecting the environment, energy, transportation, and public health. Each commentary gives a short assessment of a topic, summarizing in a...

    Published May 20th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Transport Revolutions

    Moving People and Freight Without Oil, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Gilbert, Anthony Perl

    First released in 2007, the bestselling Transport Revolutions argued that land transport in the first half of the 21st century will feature at least two revolutions. One will involve the use of electric drives rather than internal combustion engines. Another will involve powering many of these...

    Published April 28th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Adaptation to Climate Change in Southern Africa

    New Boundaries for Development

    Edited by Steffen Bauer, Imme Scholz

    Series: Climate and Development Series

    Adverse climate impacts are already evident across Southern Africa and pose a serious threat to the development prospects of the region's societies. Sustainable development in this region will depend on the rapid development and implementation of effective adaptation measures. This volume...

    Published April 28th 2010 by Routledge

  6. How to Live a Low-Carbon Life

    The Individual's Guide to Tackling Climate Change, 2nd Edition

    By Chris Goodall, Chris Goodall

    Drastic reduction of carbon emissions is vital if we are to avoid a catastrophe that devastates large parts of the world. Governments and businesses have been slow to act - individuals need to take the lead now if we are to avoid climate chaos. Each Westener is responsible for an average 10 - 20...

    Published April 28th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Requiem for a Species

    By Clive Hamilton

    This book does not set out once more to raise the alarm to encourage us to take radical measures to head off climate chaos. There have been any number of books and reports in recent years explaining just how dire the future looks and how little time we have left to act. This book is about why we...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Climate Change and Small Island States

    Power, Knowledge and the South Pacific

    By Jon Barnett, John Campbell

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    Small Island Developing States are often depicted as being among the most vulnerable of all places to the effects of climate change, and they are a cause celebre of many involved in climate science, politics and the media. Yet while small island developing states are much talked about, the...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Hydrogen Energy

    Economic and Social Challenges

    Edited by Paul Ekins

    Hydrogen could be a significant fuel of the future, with the potential to make a major contribution to the resolution of pressing social and environmental problems such as carbon emissions, energy security and local air pollution. This book, based on four years of detailed research, subjects the...

    Published March 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Carbon Offset Programs

    Trading Systems, Funds, Protocols and Standards

    By Anja Kollmuss, Michael Lazarus, Carrie Lee, Maurice LeFranc, Clifford Polycarp

    Series: Environmental Market Insights

    Greenhouse gas (GHG) offsets have long been promoted as an important element of a comprehensive climate policy approach. Offset programs can reduce the overall cost of achieving a given emission goal by enabling emission reductions to occur where costs are lower. Offsets have the potential to...

    Published March 19th 2010 by Routledge