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ISBN: 9780415600941 - Managing Adaptation to Climate Risk Managing Adaptation to Climate Risk
Phil O'Keefe, Geoff O'Brien

ISBN10: 0415600944  ISBN13: 9780415600941
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Routledge
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 08 Jul 2013
Climate change is the single largest threat to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and sustainable development. Addressing climate risk is a challenge for all. This book calls for greater collaboration between climate... More

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ISBN: 9780199841936 - The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters
Debarati Guha-Sapir, Indhira Santos

ISBN10: 0199841934  ISBN13: 9780199841936
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 23 May 2013
Since the turn of the millennium, more than one million people have been killed and 2.3 billion others have been directly affected by natural disasters around the world. In cases like the 2010 Haiti earthquake or the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami... More

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ISBN: 9780199678754 - Waking the Giant Waking the Giant
Bill McGuire

ISBN10: 0199678758  ISBN13: 9780199678754
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 25 Apr 2013
The last 20,000 years has seen our world flip from icehouse to greenhouse, provoking earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic outbursts. Like a giant stirring from a long sleep, the Earth beneath our feet tossed and turned. Bill McGuire argues that... More

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ISBN: 9781844089284 - Wave Wave
Sonali Deraniyagala

ISBN10: 1844089282  ISBN13: 9781844089284
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Virago Press Ltd
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 12 Mar 2013
A profoundly moving, piercingly frank memoir of learning to live with grief--that begins in Sri Lanka on Dec. 26, 2004, when the author lost her parents, her husband, and her two young sons in the tsunami she miraculously survived. The book opens... More

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ISBN: 9780312676452 - The Year without Summer The Year without Summer
William K Klingaman

ISBN10: 031267645X  ISBN13: 9780312676452
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 11 Mar 2013
1816 was a remarkable year - mostly for the fact that there was no summer. As a result of a volcanic eruption in Indonesia, weather patterns were disrupted worldwide for months. This book examines the climate change engendered by this event... More

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ISBN: 9780230120747 - The Power of the Sea The Power of the Sea
Bruce Parker

ISBN10: 0230120741  ISBN13: 9780230120747
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 01 Mar 2012
A spell-binding and heart-stopping narrative that reveals the amazing power of the oceans and explains for the first time how scientists have learned to predict the sea's destructive moments that can take the lives of millions. The Power of the... More

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ISBN: 9780230115736 - Extreme Weather Extreme Weather
Bonnie Schneider

ISBN10: 023011573X  ISBN13: 9780230115736
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 27 Jan 2012
Ranging from topics that cover every season and every climate, Extreme Weather introduces the reader to the best course of action during weather emergencies, including what to have in emergency safety kits as well as how to make a family disaster... More

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ISBN: 9780141046815 - Zeitoun Zeitoun
Dave Eggers

ISBN10: 0141046813  ISBN13: 9780141046815
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 24 Feb 2011
In August 2005, as Hurricane Katrina blew in, the city of New Orleans has been abandoned by most citizens. But resident Abdulrahman Zeitoun, though his wife and family had gone, refused to leave. For days he traversed an apocalyptic landscape of... More

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ISBN: 9781441145918 - Great British Weather Disasters Great British Weather Disasters
Philip Eden

ISBN10: 1441145915  ISBN13: 9781441145918
Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 20 Nov 2009
Weather correspondent Philip Eden has written a fascinating book, balancing just the right amount of science with illustrations and practical language. He asks and answers some difficult questions that must be discussed. Weather correspondent... More

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ISBN: 9780192804938 - Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction
Bill McGuire

ISBN10: 0192804936  ISBN13: 9780192804938
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 26 Jan 2006
Focuses on the many potential catastrophes facing our planet, from global warming, and New Ice Ages, to asteroid impact, super volcanoes, and mega-tsunami. This book presents a look at both the science behind these events and our chances of survival. More