528 pages , Random House India , 2014-06-13 ‘Ma, I feel exhausted with consuming, with taking and grabbing and using. I am so bloated that I feel I cannot breathe any more. I am leaving to find some air, some place where I shall be able to purge myself, push back against the life given me and make my own. I feel I live in a borrowed house. It’s time to find my own . ...[Read More]
220 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2001-10-31 This volume, proceedings of a symposium on global warming and energy policy, explores two major environmental concerns that arise from fuel use: the prospect that the globe will become warmer as a result of emissions of carbon dioxide, and the effect upon health of the fine particles emitted as combustion product...[Read More]
320 pages , Oneworld Publications , 2010-04-01 Waves of climate refugees. Dozens of failed states. All-out war. From one of the world’s great geopolitical analysts comes a terrifying glimpse of the strategic realities of the near future, when climate change drives the world’s powers towards the cut-throat politics of survival. Prescient and unflinching, Climate Wars ...[Read More]
194 pages , A&C Black , 2002-09-19 How can democracy facilitate an effective response to the problem of global warming? Barry Holden discusses this question from two perspectives. First he looks at the suitability in principle of democratic decision-making for generating responses to the problem: to what extent is popular decision making a viable method of dealing with t...[Read More]
406 pages , Springer , 2015-08-18 In this volume, Professor N.F. Gray offers a comprehensive primer on climate change, sustainability, and how the two concepts are related. This book consists of fifteen chapters, each treating a specific aspect of the current global crisis, including scientific background as well as an up to date appraisal of the issue at hand. It covers...[Read More]
72 pages , DIANE Publishing , 2005-06 Provides an overview of federal research on global warming in 1990 and identifies policy issues for dealing with climate change. It is intended to provide a framework for understanding the science and policy issues concerning global climate change. This report: 1. describes what is known and now known about greenhouse gases; 2. exami...[Read More]
112 pages , Time , 2012-09-25 Planet Earth is heating up, and so is the debate over why our climate is changing and what it means for the future of our energy sources, of our cities, of our children. Now TIME explores the science of global warming in an illuminating, beautifully illustrated book that ranges from polar ice caps to equatorial rainforests. Here are the scie...[Read More]
170 pages , Classroom Complete Press , 2007-07-01 What is causing Global Warming? What are the effects? What can we do to stop or reduce Global Warming? We take a critical look from a scientific perspective that will help students separate fact from fiction in popular accounts in order to make informed decisions about products and lifestyle choices that affect the Earth ...[Read More]
204 pages , Routledge , 2014-04-08 'Understanding how complex ecological and climatic change can influence human health is the new challenge before us. The book confronts these multidimensional risk assessments head-on and will catalyse the important interdisciplinary and integrated approach that is the new paradigm now required for environmental and public health resear...[Read More]
64 pages , Capstone , 2009-07-01 Describes what global warming is and the problems it poses, discusses different strategies being used to raise awareness of the problem and reverse or mitigate its effects, and provides suggestions for how everyone can help.
32 pages , Smart Apple Media , 2003 Discusses two sides of issues related to global warming--whether the climate change will have good or bad effects, whether or not greenhouse gases should be reduced, and whether forests should be cleared for farms.