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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 14 citing Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability: Contribution of ....

Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: Local Processes and Global Impacts

Eric F. Lambin, Helmut J. Geist - Business & Economics - 2008 - 240 pages
The book presents recent estimates of the rates in changes of major land classes such as forest, cropland and pasture. Among the causative mechanisms behind land change ...
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Climate Change, Adaptive Capacity and Development

Joel B. Smith, Richard J. T. Klein, Saleemul Huq - Business & Economics - 2003 - 347 pages
The Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on ClimateChange (IPCC) has presented strong evidence that human-induced climatechange is occurring and that all ...
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The Science of Disasters: Climate Disruptions, Heart Attacks, and ..., Volume 2

Armin Bunde, Jürgen Kropp, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber - Business & Economics - 2002 - 453 pages
Are there universal laws governing the persistence of weather? How can one quantify the roller-coaster dynamics of stock markets and anticipate mega-crashes? This book tackles ...
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Environmental Modelling, Software and Decision Support: State of the art and ...

Anthony J. Jakeman, Alexey A. Voinov, Andrea E. Rizzoli, Serena H. Chen - Science - 2008 - 384 pages
The complex and multidisciplinary nature of environmental problems requires that they are dealt with in an integrated manner. Modeling and software have become key instruments ...
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Savannas and Dry Forests: Linking People with Nature

Jayalaxshmi Mistry, Andrea Berardi - Science - 2006 - 274 pages
Parched landscapes, biodiversity loss, encroaching deserts and deforestation are some of the environmental crises taking place in tropical savannas and dry forests throughout ...
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Environmental Justice and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: International ...

Laura Westra - Law - 2012 - 365 pages
More than 300 million people in over 70 countries make up the worlds indigenous populations. Yet despite ever-growing pressures on their lands, environment and way of life ...
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From Resource Scarcity to Ecological Security: Exploring New Limits to Growth

Dennis Pirages - Political Science - 2005 - 268 pages
An analysis of past projections and current trends in population and the environment, with suggestions for future policies that will help ensure ecological security.
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Ecological Basis of Agroforestry

Daizy Rani Batish, Ravinder Kumar Kohli, Shibu Jose, Harminder Pal Singh - Nature - 2007 - 400 pages
Faced with the growing problems of climate change, ecosystem degradation, declining agricultural productivity, and uncertain food security, modern agricultural scientists look ...
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