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Social and Economic Aspects of Climate Change

Author: Alcamo, Joseph 

Author: OlesenJørgen E 

Title:Life in Europe under climate change / Joseph Alcamo, Jorgen E. Olesen 

Imprint: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2012 

Description: 1 online resource (318 p.) 

Summary: Life in Europe will indeed go on as the climate changes, but not in the same way as before. The air will be warmer, winds will change, patterns of rainfall and snowfall will alter, and sea level is likely to rise. These phenomena are already being seen. Europe will in the future experience marked changes in vegetation cover, increased floods along rivers and coastlines as well as more frequent droughts and forest fires, often leading to large societal costs. The changes will be minor in some cases, profound in others, but in any case, pervasive. This book uses the most up to date information & nb 

Contents: Content 

OCLC #: 784137189 

Location: Web E-books 

Call #: QC989.A1 A46 2012 

 

Author: Maharjan, K. L. 

Author:Joshi, Niraj Prakash 

Title: Climate change, agriculture and rural livelihoods in developing countries Keshav Lall MaharjanNiraj Prakash Joshi 

Imprint: Tokyo ; New York : Springer, c2013 

Description: 1 online resource 

Summary: 

Contents: Background Information on Climate Change and Agriculture -- Global Scenario of Greenhouse Gas Emission -- Effects of Climate Change on Plant and Animal Physiology -- Agriculture in International Climate Change Negotiations -- Cost and Opportunities from Mitigation and Adaptation in Agriculture -- Methodologies to Assess the Impact of Climate Change in Agriculture -- Effects of Climate Change on Regional Agriculture Production, Food Price and Food Insecurity -- Climate Change in Nepalese Context: Impacts, Mitigation Issues, and Relation with Poverty -- Effect of Climate Variables on Yield of Major Food-Crops in Nepal: A Time-Series Analysis -- Community Perceptions of Climate Change and Its Impacts 

OCLC #: 844730349 

Location: Web E-books 

Call #: QC981.8.C5 .M34 2013   

 

Imprint: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group [2017] 

Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 326 pages) 

Summary: Natural Decadal Climate Variability: Societal Impacts is an important work for understanding the natural decadal climate variability (DCV), a phenomenon which has made long lasting impacts on civilizations, especially on water availability and agriculture. This book comprehensively covers multiyear to  decadal  variations  in instrument measured precipitation and temperature, water availability and river flows, crop production, agricultural irrigation, inland water-borne transportation, hydroelectricity generation, and fish and crustacean captures since the 1960s. A longer term perspective is provided with the use of multi-century data on dry and wet epochs based on tree ring information, and corroborating evidence from other literature. This valuable work will benefit climate scientists, meteorologists, hydrologists, agronomists, water transportation planners, resource economists, policymakers, professors, and graduate students and anyone else who has an interest in learning how natural climate phenomena has influenced societies for at least the past 1000 years. 

Contents: Content 

OCLC #: 1ybp12382791 

Location: Web E-books 

Call #: QC883.2.C5 M44 2017 

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