198 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2013-08-26 Environmental sustainability issues in a fragile, semi-arid region and its coastal area, which experience climate changes from extreme drought conditions to the effects of hurricanes over a period of weeks to years, provide specific challenges for the ecosystems and the populations existing within the region. The...[Read More]
232 pages , Scribe Publications Pty Limited , 2005 In 1989 Ian Lowe published Living in the Greenhouse, one of the first books to be published in Australia on the greenhouse effect. Since then, the signs of global warming have become even more clear and more worrying to the international community, as demonstrated by the Kyoto Protocol. In Australia and around the world ...[Read More]
The Hartwell Paper calls for a reorientation of climate policy after the perceived failure in 2009 of the UNFCCC climate conference in Copenhagen. It was a response to the United Nations' Kyoto Protocol, a previous international agreement meant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The paper was published in May 2010 by the London School of Economics in cooperation with the University of Oxford. The...[Read More]
Planet Earth: The Future is a 2006 BBC documentary series on the environment and conservation, produced by the BBC Natural History Unit as a companion to the multi-award winning nature documentary Planet Earth. The programmes were originally broadcast on BBC Four immediately after the final three episodes of Planet Earth on BBC One. Each episode highlights the conservation issues surrounding some ...[Read More]
Conserve California native plants and their natural habitats, and increase understanding, appreciation, and horticultural use of native plants. http://www.cnps.org
To conserve California native plants and their natural habitats, and increase understanding, appreciation, and horticultural use of native plants.
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96 pages , Greenhaven Press, Incorporated , 2006 Explores differing views on global warming and uses the opposing viewpoints format to increase proficiency in writing critical essays, with emphasis on organizing ideas and arguments in the five-paragraph essay and in longer pieces of writing.