2012-05-22T07:00:00Z How does a Venus flytrap know when to snap shut? Can it actually feel an insect's tiny, spindly legs? And how do cherry blossoms know when to bloom? Can they actually remember the weather?
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In The Future We Choose, Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac--who led negotiations for the United N...[Read More]
438 pages , Cambridge University Press , 2009-04-16 John Houghton explores the scientific basis of global warming and the likely impacts of climate change on human society, then addresses the question of what action might be taken by governments, industry, and by individuals to mitigate the effects.
178 pages , Routledge , 2013 IEA-RETD stands for International Energy Agency - Renewable energy technology development. This book provides insight to policy makers and market actors regarding the way that new and innovative business models can stimulate the deployment of renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency measures in the built environment.