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  1. Climate Change Denial

    Heads in the Sand

    By Haydn Washington, John Cook

    Humans have always used denial. When we are afraid, guilty, confused, or when something interferes with our self-image, we tend to deny it. Yet denial is a delusion. When it impacts on the health of oneself, or society, or the world it becomes a pathology. Climate change denial is such a case....

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Drought

    Past Problems and Future Scenarios

    By Justin Sheffield, Eric F. Wood

    Drought is one of the likely consequences of climate change in many regions of the world. Together with an increased demand for water resources to supply the world's growing population, it represents a potentially disastrous threat to water supplies, agriculture and food production, leading to...

    Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Prosperity without Growth

    Economics for a Finite Planet

    By Tim Jackson

    Is more economic growth the solution? Will it deliver prosperity and well-being for a global population projected to reach nine billion? In this explosive book, Tim Jackson - a top sustainability adviser to the UK government - makes a compelling case against continued economic growth in...

    Published March 17th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Global Corruption Report: Climate Change

    Edited by Transparency International

    The global response to climate change will demand unprecedented international cooperation, deep economic transformation and resource transfers at a significant scale. Corruption threatens to jeopardise these efforts. Transparency International's Global Corruption Report: Climate Change is the...

    Published March 17th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Adaptation to Climate Change

    Prioritising Social Equity and Environmental Integrity

    By Katrina Brown, Siri Eriksen

    Series: Climate and Development Series

    This book sets out how to ensure that adaptation efforts are socially and environmentally sustainable, contributing to poverty reduction as well as confronting the processes driving vulnerability. Over $100 billion a year is pledged to help finance adaptation projects via the The Climate...

    Published February 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Adaptation and Resilience

    The Economics of Climate, Water, and Energy Challenges in the American Southwest

    Edited by Bonnie G. Colby, George B. Frisvold

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    In America's arid southwest, climate change will occur in the context of already-keen competition for water for agriculture, urban growth, electricity generation, water-based recreation, and environmental protections. This book explores the challenges that climate change and variability pose for...

    Published February 17th 2011 by RFF Press

  7. Integrating Science and Policy

    Vulnerability and Resilience in Global Environmental Change

    By Roger E. Kasperson, Mimi Berberian

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    As progress towards a greater knowledge in sustainability science continues, the question of how better to integrate scientific progress with actual decisions made by practitioners remains paramount. This book aims to help close the gap between science and practice. Based on a two year...

    Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge

  8. America's Climate Problem

    The Way Forward

    By Robert Repetto

    What America does – or fails to do – in the next few years to solve the problem of climate change will largely determine the fate of the earth and humanity for centuries to come. Despite the efforts by some states, local governments and individual citizens to respond, controversy still...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. World on the Edge

    How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse

    By Lester Brown

    In this urgent time, World on the Edge calls out the pivotal environmental issues and how to solve them now. We are in a race between political and natural tipping points. Can we close coal-fired power plants fast enough to save the Greenland ice sheet and avoid catastrophic sea level rise? Can we...

    Published January 25th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Scarcity and Growth

    The Economics of Natural Resource Availability

    By Harold J. Barnett, Chandler Morse

    Series: RFF Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    In this classic study, the authors assess the importance of technological change and resource substitution in support of their conclusion that resource scarcity did not increase in the Unites States during the period 1870 to 1957. Originally published in 1963...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press