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Product Description: Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 193.Abrupt Climate Change: Mechanisms, Patterns, and Impacts brings together a diverse group of paleoproxy records such as ice cores, marine sediments, terrestrial (lakes and speleothems) archives, and coupled ocean-atmosphere climate models to document recent advances in understanding the mechanisms of abrupt climate changes...read more
By Leonid Polyakov (editor)

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9780875904849 | Amer Geophysical Union, November 30, 2011, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 193.

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Product Description: These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.g., eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper accounts, to illuminate the issue...read more
By Roman Espejo (editor)

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9780737761429 | Greenhaven Pr, December 14, 2012, cover price $27.80 | About this edition: These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.

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9780737761412 | Greenhaven Pr, December 14, 2012, cover price $39.40 | About this edition: These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.

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Product Description: The impacts of climate change are already being felt. Learning how to live with these impacts is a priority for human development. In this context, it is too easy to see adaptation as a narrowly defensive task – protecting core assets or functions from the risks of climate change...read more

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9780415477505 | Routledge, December 1, 2010, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: The impacts of climate change are already being felt.

This volume brings together, for the first time, a wide-ranging and detailed body of information identifying and assessing risk, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in urban centres in low- and middle-income countries. Framed by an overview of the main possibilities and constraints for adaptation, the contributors examine the implications of climate change for cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and propose innovative agendas for adaptation. The book should be of interest to policy makers, practitioners and academics who face the challenge of addressing climate change vulnerability and adaptation in urban centres throughout the global South. Published with E&U and International Institute for Environment and Development

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9781844077458 | Routledge, July 31, 2009, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: This volume brings together, for the first time, a wide-ranging and detailed body of information identifying and assessing risk, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in urban centres in low- and middle-income countries.

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9781844077465 | Routledge, July 31, 2009, cover price $45.95

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Product Description: For those who depend on the bounty of the sea for their livelihoods, climate change and its consequences (warming water, coral bleaching, rising sea levels) could spell disaster. The region comprising the eastern coastline of Africa and the islands of the western Indian Ocean--home to many of the Earth's most impoverished people--is particularly vulnerable to significant climate impacts...read more

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9780199754489 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 28, 2011, cover price $73.00 | About this edition: For those who depend on the bounty of the sea for their livelihoods, climate change and its consequences (warming water, coral bleaching, rising sea levels) could spell disaster.

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Product Description: The worlds oceans have been slowly rising for many years because of factors related to global warming, this poses future threats of sea water surging into coastal cities, leading to devastating flooding and catastrophic water damage...read more

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9781448868476 | Rosen Central, August 10, 2012, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The worlds oceans have been slowly rising for many years because of factors related to global warming, this poses future threats of sea water surging into coastal cities, leading to devastating flooding and catastrophic water damage.

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Product Description: At the current rate of extinction, more than one million species will be forever gone from Earth by the year 2050. Extinction is the greatest danger to biodiversity and to food webs. This book lays out the startling facts regarding the scope of this looming problem, but also provides necessary hope and encouragementdetailing the ways in which scientists, engineers, and climatologists are gathering the knowledge and testing the technologies necessary to slow and eventually reverse climate change, preserve vulnerable habitats, fight invasive species, create doomsday seed banks, and even clone endangered species...read more

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9781448868506 | Rosen Central, August 10, 2012, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: At the current rate of extinction, more than one million species will be forever gone from Earth by the year 2050.

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Product Description: Like a row of dominoes, persistent and repetitive heat waves also threaten the environment, exacerbate current climate-related problems, stress a countrys health system, damage its infrastructure, and strain its energy resources. Readers examine efforts, including drought and heat-resistant energy-efficient smart homes and buildings, green roof gardens, next-generation building materials, and alternative energy sources as well as technologically advanced climate modeling, weather prediction, and emergency warning systems...read more

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9781448868490 | Rosen Central, August 10, 2012, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Like a row of dominoes, persistent and repetitive heat waves also threaten the environment, exacerbate current climate-related problems, stress a countrys health system, damage its infrastructure, and strain its energy resources.

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9783531182919 | Vs Verlag Fur Sozialwissenschaften, September 13, 2011, cover price $49.99

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Product Description: Dangerous climate change is coming. Some people still deny that it is happening. Others refuse to recognise that it is now too late to prevent it. But both these reactions spring from the same source: our pathological attachment to ‘progress’, of which sustainability has been one more version...read more

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9780415706391 | Routledge, July 22, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Dangerous climate change is coming.
9780323020206, titled "Basic Nursing" | 5th pkg edition (Mosby Inc, July 1, 2002), cover price $90.00 | also contains Basic Nursing
9780323020312, titled "Basic Nursing Miller-Keane Encyclopedia Dictionary: Essentials for Practice" | 5th pkg edition (Mosby Inc, June 1, 2002), cover price $90.00 | also contains Basic Nursing Miller-Keane Encyclopedia Dictionary: Essentials for Practice

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9780415706407 | Routledge, August 1, 2014, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Dangerous climate change is coming.

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Product Description: In a very short time America has realized that global warming poses real challenges to the nation's future. The Agile City engages the fundamental question: what to do about it? Journalist and urban analyst James S. Russell argues that we'll more quickly slow global warming-and blunt its effects-by retrofitting cities, suburbs, and towns...read more

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9781597267243 | Island Pr, May 5, 2011, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In a very short time America has realized that global warming poses real challenges to the nation's future.

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9781597267250 | Island Pr, August 15, 2012, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In a very short time America has realized that global warming poses real challenges to the nation's future.

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Product Description: Fully revised and updated, now available in paperback, surveys the problem of air pollution and climate change, with colour plates to illustrate the effects of air pollution on the environment. The text concentrates on the mechanisms of action of air pollutants and acid rain from biological tissues to a global scale...read more

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9780582092853 | 2 sub edition (Longman Trade/Caroline House, June 1, 1994), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Fully revised and updated, now available in paperback, surveys the problem of air pollution and climate change, with colour plates to illustrate the effects of air pollution on the environment.

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Product Description: Most of the world’s mountains are rich in water and, as such, play a pivotal role in the global water cycle. They provide water for diverse human uses and ecosystems. Growing water demands as well as climate change will lead to ever-increasing pressure on mountain waters...read more

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9783540882749 | Springer Verlag, March 6, 2010, cover price $479.00 | About this edition: Most of the world’s mountains are rich in water and, as such, play a pivotal role in the global water cycle.

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Product Description: In Climate Crisis, students will discover that rising temperatures are only a small part of the problem.

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9781608704590 | Cavendish Square, August 31, 2013, cover price $31.36 | About this edition: In Climate Crisis, students will discover that rising temperatures are only a small part of the problem.

Product Description: Because of the unique interplay of ice, atmosphere and ocean, the Antarctic can be regarded as a fragile barometer of climatic change and is yielding valuable scientific information. Here, leading scientists offer an overview of Antarctic atmospheric science in a global context, examining how climates evolve and the impact of human activity, of which the implication of CFCs in the "ozone hole" above the region is just one manifestation...read more

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9780873715935 | Lewis Pub, August 1, 1991, cover price $93.00 | About this edition: Because of the unique interplay of ice, atmosphere and ocean, the Antarctic can be regarded as a fragile barometer of climatic change and is yielding valuable scientific information.

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Product Description: The evidence presented in the recently released Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggests strongly that continued failure to make meaningful cuts to greenhouse gas emissions could bring about disastrous results for the human community, especially for future generations...read more

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9780198746713 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 10, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The evidence presented in the recently released Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggests strongly that continued failure to make meaningful cuts to greenhouse gas emissions could bring about disastrous results for the human community, especially for future generations.

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Product Description: The first edition of Anthropology and Climate Change (2009) pioneered the study of climate change through the lens of anthropology, covering the relation between human cultures and the environment from prehistoric times to the present...read more
By Mark Nuttall (editor)

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9781629580005 | 2 edition (Routledge, April 8, 2016), cover price $109.00 | About this edition: The first edition of Anthropology and Climate Change (2009) pioneered the study of climate change through the lens of anthropology, covering the relation between human cultures and the environment from prehistoric times to the present.

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9781629580012 | 2 edition (Routledge, April 8, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The first edition of Anthropology and Climate Change (2009) pioneered the study of climate change through the lens of anthropology, covering the relation between human cultures and the environment from prehistoric times to the present.

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Product Description: In addressing the urgent questions raised by climate change, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the anthropology of climate change guided by a critical political ecological framework. It argues that anthropologists must significantly expand their focus on climate change and their contributions to responding to climate change as a grave risk to humanity...read more

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9780415735902 | Routledge, March 3, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: In addressing the urgent questions raised by climate change, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the anthropology of climate change guided by a critical political ecological framework.

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9781138687967 | Critical edition (Routledge, April 27, 2016), cover price $53.95 | About this edition: In addressing the urgent questions raised by climate change, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the anthropology of climate change guided by a critical political ecological framework.

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Product Description: This highly popular guide teaches to react rationally to alternative points of views and help to develop a solid foundation for making personal choices about what to accept and what to reject. It helps you to develop: critical thinking skills; values and moral reasoning; create evidence for claims; and develop a system to ask to right kind of questions...read more
By Peter Rhines (editor)

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9780131773790, titled "Asking the Right Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking" | 4th edition (Prentice Hall, January 1, 1994), cover price $25.54 | also contains Asking the Right Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking | About this edition: This highly popular guide teaches to react rationally to alternative points of views and help to develop a solid foundation for making personal choices about what to accept and what to reject.

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Product Description: Today, economic and ecological forces have finally collided and forced humankind to reassess its relationship to each. For architecture, this means facing its nemesis: the weather, with its attendant forces of instability and unpredictability...read more

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9783775725408, titled "Arium: Weather + Architecture" | Hatje Cantz Pub, March 31, 2010, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Today, economic and ecological forces have finally collided and forced humankind to reassess its relationship to each.

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Product Description: Used in a variety of courses in various disciplines, Asking the Right Questions helps students bridge the gap between simply memorizing or blindly accepting information, and the greater challenge of critical analysis and synthesis...read more

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9780133944938 | 11 pap/psc edition (Longman Pub Group, June 27, 2014), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Used in a variety of courses in various disciplines, Asking the Right Questions helps students bridge the gap between simply memorizing or blindly accepting information, and the greater challenge of critical analysis and synthesis.
9780321907950 | 11 edition (Longman Pub Group, January 6, 2014), cover price $77.00 | About this edition: Used in a variety of courses in various disciplines, Asking the Right Questions helps students bridge the gap between simply memorizing or blindly accepting information, and the greater challenge of critical analysis and synthesis.
9780321881687 | 10 pck pap edition (Longman Pub Group, July 31, 2012), cover price $62.87 | About this edition: ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN.
9780205111169 | 10th edition (Longman Pub Group, July 9, 2011), cover price $56.20 | About this edition: Used in a variety of courses in various disciplines, Asking the Right Questions helps bridge the gap between simply memorizing or blindly accepting information, and the greater challenge of critical analysis and synthesis.
9780205506682 | 9 edition (Prentice Hall, January 26, 2009), cover price $44.33 | About this edition: Used in a variety of courses in various disciplines, Asking the Right Questions helps bridge the gap between simply memorizing or blindly accepting information, and the greater challenge of critical analysis and synthesis.
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Product Description: This highly acclaimed atlas distills the vast science of climate change, providing a reliable and insightful guide to this rapidly growing field. Since the 2006 publication of the first edition, climate change has climbed even higher up the global agenda...read more

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9780520268234 | 3 original edition (Univ of California Pr, November 15, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This highly acclaimed atlas distills the vast science of climate change, providing a reliable and insightful guide to this rapidly growing field.
9780520255586 | Rev upd edition (Univ of California Pr, October 1, 2007), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Today's headlines and recent events reflect the gravity of climate change.

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Product Description: In this text, the authors present current research in the study of the physics, composition/dynamics and health impacts of atmosphere and climate. The topics discussed include global warming in the context of millennial climate history; large ice sheets may have the capacity to self-destruct and cause rapid and permanent changes in global climate and sea level; temporal and spatial patterns of PM10 concentrations in urban areas; and advanced fibrous adsorbents for CO2 removal from power plants and the atmosphere...read more
By Shawn Johnson (editor)

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9781624174339 | Nova Science Pub Inc, April 15, 2013, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In this text, the authors present current research in the study of the physics, composition/dynamics and health impacts of atmosphere and climate.

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Product Description: Leading scientist and climate writer Tim Flannery's #1 international bestseller, The Weather Makers, was one of the first books to break the topic of climate change out into the general conversation. In the ten years since, the facts of our changing climate have become widely accepted, but political leadership has not kept up...read more

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9780802125651 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $16.00 | also contains Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis | About this edition: Leading scientist and climate writer Tim Flannery's #1 international bestseller, The Weather Makers, was one of the first books to break the topic of climate change out into the general conversation.

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9781511376518 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, February 9, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A timely intervention on climate change from the internationally acclaimed scientist and author of the hugely influential The Weather Makers.

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Product Description: When the policies and activities of one country or generation harm both other nations and later generations, they constitute serious injustices. Recognizing the broad threat posed by anthropogenic climate change, advocates for an international climate policy development process have expressly aimed to mitigate this pressing contemporary environmental threat in a manner that promotes justice...read more

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9780195334609 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 16, 2008, cover price $67.00 | About this edition: When the policies and activities of one country or generation harm both other nations and later generations, they constitute serious injustices.

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9780199733125 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 24, 2009, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: When the policies and activities of one country or generation harm both other nations and later generations, they constitute serious injustices.

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