Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Climate Change and Agriculture Worldwide: 2016

Climate Change and Agriculture Worldwide: 2016 (Hardback)

£89.50
Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

In recent years, especially with the approach of the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris in late 2015, the number of publications, conferences and meetings on climate change has been growing exponentially. Yet uncertainties remain concerning rural tropical areas where models are forecasting the onset of multiple disorders and trends are unclear. Meanwhile, the impact of climate change on the poorest communities is regularly documented, often prompting alarmist reactions. How can food security be achieved while adapting to and mitigating climate change? What are the main threats to agriculture in developing countries? How do farmers in these countries cope with the threats? What does agricultural research propose? What options have yet to be investigated? A broad scope of scientific research is underway to address these challenges. Diverse solutions are available, including new agricultural practices, water management, agricultural waste recycling, diagnosis of emerging diseases, payment for ecosystem services, etc.

Gaining insight into the financial and political mechanisms that underlie international climate negotiations is also essential to design practical ways to deal with climate issues and meet sustainable development requirements in collaboration with farmers. This book pools the wealth of experience of dozens of researchers and development officers from a range of disciplines. We have focused on making it detailed, accurate and hopefully easy to read for researchers, students and all other informed readers.

Natural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingAgricultural scienceNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentPollution & threats to the environmentGlobal warmingNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentSustainabilityScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesLife sciences: general issuesEcological science, the Biosphere Publisher: Springer Publication Date: 27/10/2015 ISBN-13: 9789401774604  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.  

Dr. Emmanuel Torquebiau, CIRAD (Frnch Agricultural Research Centre for International Development, Montpellier, France.

More books by Emmanuel Torquebiau

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

The Gilgamesh Gene
(Hardback)
Robin Russell-Jones
 
 
£25.00
 
Adapting Infrastructure to Climate...
(Hardback)
Todd Schenk
 
 
£105.00
 
Environmental and Economic Impacts of...
(Hardback)
Oscar Dejuan; Manfred Lenzen; Maria...
 
 
£105.00
 
Democracy and Climate Change
(Hardback)
Frederic Hanusch
 
 
£95.00
 
Latest Blog
ZED Books: The role of the independent publisher in a content-obsessed world
18/08/2017

Indie publisher ZED Books have a radical approach to their books and their company structure. Here, they talk to us about the role independent publishers can play in a world of ever expanding (and less than reliable) information sources.

Blog - J R Wallis on Monsters as Metaphors
16/08/2017

J R Wallis questions the conventional view of monsters as metaphors for the worries we have about the state of the world around us.

#FoylesFive: Creative Women
14/08/2017

Meg from the Web Team tells us why she loves to learn about creative, dynamic women.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd