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  1. Climate Change Mitigation and Agriculture

    Edited by Eva Wollenberg, Marja-Liisa Tapio-Bistrom, Maryanne Grieg-Gran, Alison Nihart

    This book reviews the state of agricultural climate change mitigation globally, with a focus on identifying the feasibility, opportunities and challenges for achieving mitigation among smallholder farmers. The purpose is ultimately to accelerate efforts towards mitigating land-based climate change....

    Published November 30th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development

    Edited by Stephen Devereux, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Richard Longhurst

    Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics. Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture,...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Reframing the Problem of Climate Change

    From Zero Sum Game to Win-Win Solutions

    By Klaus Hasselmann, Carlo Jaeger, Gerd Leipold, Diana Mangalagiu, Joan David Tàbara

    This book provides an evaluation of the science and policy debates on climate change and offers a reframing of the challenges they pose, as understood by key international experts and players in the field. It also gives an important and original perspective on interpreting climate action...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Low Carbon Transport in Asia

    Strategies for Optimizing Co-benefits

    Edited by Eric Zusman, Ancha Srinivasan, Shobhakar Dhakal

    Without the effective participation of developing Asia, a climate crisis is certain. Within developing Asia, the key to averting such a crisis lies in low carbon transport. China, India and Asia's other emerging economies could promote fuel efficient vehicles, public transport, and sustainable...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Climate Change and India

    Development, Politics and Governance

    Edited by Navroz K. Dubash

    How do policymakers, businesses and civil society in India approach the challenge of climate change? What do they believe global climate negotiations will achieve and how? And how are Indian political and policy debates internalizing climate change? Relatively little is known globally about...

    Published November 1st 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Atlas of Climate Change

    Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge, 3rd Edition

    By Kirstin Dow, Thomas E. Downing

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Since the first edition of this highly acclaimed Atlas was published in 2006 (it won the 'Planeta Environment Book of the Year' award) climate change has climbed even further up the global agenda. This new edition features: the outcomes of the negotiations at the UNFCC conference in Copenhagen...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Unknown

  7. Climate Adaptation and Flood Risk in Coastal Cities

    Edited by Jeroen Aerts, Wouter Botzen, Malcolm Bowman, Philip Ward, Piet Dircke

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    This book presents climate adaptation and flood risk problems and solutions in coastal cities, including an independent investigation of adaptation paths and problems in Rotterdam, New York and Jakarta. The comparison draws out lessons that each city can learn from the others. While the main focus...

    Published September 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Crops and Carbon

    Paying Farmers to Combat Climate Change

    By Mike Robbins

    Rich countries are paying poor countries to fight climate change on their behalf – and one way they are doing it is through carbon sinks. These are reservoirs of organic carbon tied up in plants and in the earth, rather than being in the atmosphere as greenhouse gases. This book looks critically at...

    Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Repowering Communities

    Small-Scale Solutions for Large-Scale Energy Problems

    By Prashant Vaze, Stephen Tindale

    Energy policy is at a crossroads. Attempts to meet targets for carbon emissions, energy security and affordable energy for vulnerable households are all on a trajectory to failure. Aggressive ambitions to roll out huge off-shore wind, nuclear and clean coal plants are proposed, but without any...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Economics of Climate Change in China

    Towards a Low-Carbon Economy

    By Fan Gang, Nicholas Stern, Ottmar Edenhofer, Xu Shanda, Klas Eklund, Frank Ackerman, Lailai Li, Karl Hallding

    China faces many modernization challenges, but perhaps none is more pressing than that posed by climate change. China must find a new economic growth model that is simultaneously environmentally sustainable, can free it from its dependency on fossil fuels, and lift living standards for the majority...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge