Climate Week 2013
In honour of this year's Climate Week, we have put together a special online catalogue featuring some of our most relevant books.
Climate Week is held every year and runs from the 4th March until the 10th March in 2013. Find more information on Climate Week and how you can take part here.
Please feel free to browse this catalogue for a selection of our key titles on climate change.
Navigating the Perfect Moral Storm
Climate change is now the biggest challenge faced by humanity worldwide and ethics is the crucial missing component in the debate about what to do about this enormous threat. This book examines why thirty-five years of discussion of human-induced warming has failed to acknowledge fundamental...
Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge
Towards a Low-Carbon Future
Market-based solutions to environmental problems offer great promise, but require complex public policies that take into account the many institutional factors necessary for the market to work and that guard against the social forces that can derail good public policies. Using insights about...
Published December 19th 2012 by RFF Press
Australia in a Hot World
At Copenhagen in December 2009, the international community agreed to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius to avoid the worst impacts of human-induced climate change. However climate scientists agree that current national emissions targets collectively will still not achieve this goal....
Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge
Low Carbon Development: Key Issues is the first comprehensive textbook to address the interface between international development and climate change in a carbon constrained world. It discusses the key conceptual, empirical and policy-related issues of low carbon development and takes an...
Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge
What does the transition to a Low Carbon Britain mean for the future development of cities and regions across the country? Does it reinforce existing ‘business as usual’ or create new transformational opportunities? Low Carbon Nation? takes an interdisciplinary approach to tackle this critical...
Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge
A Guide to Visual Communication of Climate Change and Developing Local Solutions
Carbon dioxide and global climate change are largely invisible, and the prevailing imagery of climate change is often remote (such as ice floes melting) or abstract and scientific (charts and global temperature maps). Using dramatic visual imagery such as 3D and 4D visualizations of future...
Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge
An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches
Mike Hulme has been studying climate change for over thirty years and is today one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. The argument that he has made powerfully over the last few years is that...
Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge
Co-benefits of Climate Policy
We urgently need to transform to a low carbon society, yet our progress is painfully slow, in part because there is widespread public concern that this will require sacrifice and high costs. But this need not be the case. Many carbon reduction policies provide a range of additional benefits, from...
Published January 27th 2013 by Routledge