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  1. 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 27th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 c?l?bre of many involved in climate science, politics and the media. Yet while small island developing states are much talked about, the...

    Published March 30th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 28th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Transforming Markets in the Built Environment

    Adapting to Climate Change

    Edited by Susan Roaf

    Series: Architectural Science Review Series

    There is an urgent need to build human capacity to make the often vulnerable and exposed buildings and communities we live and work in more resilient to the changing social, economic and physical environments around us. Extensive research has been done over the last decades on both mitigation and...

    Published February 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Doing Business in a New Climate

    A Guide to Measuring, Reducing and Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    By Paul Lingl, Deborah Carlson, The David Suzuki Foundation

    Around the world, a growing number of businesses are taking steps to reduce their climate impact by managing their greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, these businesses are discovering that effective greenhouse gas management can enhance their brands, motivate employees, increase...

    Published January 28th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Connectivity Conservation Management

    A Global Guide

    Edited by Graeme L. Worboys, Wendy L. Francis, Michael Lockwood

    In an era of climate change, deforestation and massive habitat loss, we can no longer rely on parks and protected areas as isolated 'islands of wilderness' to conserve and protect vital biodiversity. Increasing connections are being considered and made between protected areas and 'connectivity'...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Building for a Changing Climate

    The Challenge for Construction, Planning and Energy

    By Peter F. Smith

    There is now a practically universal consensus that our climate is changing rapidly, and as a direct result of human activities. While there is extensive debate about what we can do to mitigate the damage we are causing, it is becoming increasingly clear that a large part of our resources will have...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Rivers

    Edited by Jamie Pittock

    Series: Climate and Development Series

    Climate change is dramatically affecting freshwater supplies, particularly in the developing world. The papers in this volume present a powerful case for and exploration of different freshwater adaptation strategies in the face of global climatic change. The volume centres on six detailed case...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge