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  • Climate Change

    The Facts

    by Alan Moran (editor) and 2 more

    Stockade Books and The Institute of Public Affairs are proud to publish Climate Change: The Facts, featuring 22 essays on the science, politics and economics of the climate change debate. Climate Change: The Facts features the world’s leading experts and commentators on climate change. Highlights of Climate Change: The Facts include: Ian Plimer draws on the geological record to dismiss the ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • From The Flight Deck

    by Doug Morris

    Imagine you're sitting next to a pilot on a flight and he's eager to answer all those nagging questions you have about air travel. Are those bumps and noises normal? Why are some take-offs delayed? What happens if there's a storm? How does this plane stay in the air, anyway? In From the Flight Deck: Plane Talk and Sky Science , pilot, meteorologist, and flight-school instructor Doug Morris lets ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Climate Wars

    by Gwynne Dyer

    Waves of climate refugees. Dozens of failed states. All-out war. From one of the world’s great geopolitical analysts comes a terrifying glimpse of the near future, when climate change drives the world’s powers towards the cutthroat politics of survival.An increase of as little as two degrees Celsius in average global temperature—which is almost inevitable—could heat global politics to boiling ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Human Caused Global Warming

    by Tim Ball PhD

    This book examines the claims of human induced global warming made by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) using proper journalistic and investigative techniques. It explains how it was a premeditated, orchestrated deception, using science to impose a political agenda. It fooled a majority including most scientists. They assumed that other scientists would not produce science for a ... Read more

    $8.07 AUD

  • Every Breath You Take

    A User's Guide to the Atmosphere

    by Mark Broomfield

    A fascinating journey through the atmosphere that will leave you breathless.With seven million early deaths a year linked to air pollution, air quality is headline news around the world. But how do we measure air pollution and what on earth is an odour panel? Why are property prices higher upwind of cities? Should we buy, hold on to, or avoid a diesel car? And will our grandchildren inherit an ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • A Short Introduction to Climate Change

    by Tony Eggleton

    A Short Introduction to Climate Change provides a clear, balanced and well documented account of one of the most important issues of our time. It covers developments in climate science over the past 250 years and shows that recent climate change is more than the result of natural variability. It explains the difference between weather and climate by examining changes in temperature, rainfall, ... Read more

    $29.91 AUD

  • The Madhouse Effect

    How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy

    by Michael Mann and 1 more

    The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann and the Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Tom Toles have been on the front lines of the fight against climate denialism for most of their careers. They have witnessed the manipulation of the media by business and political interests and the unconscionable play to partisanship on issues that affect the well-being of billions. The lessons ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • The Weather Experiment

    The Pioneers who Sought to see the Future

    by Peter Moore

    The Sunday Times bestseller. An astonishing account of the sailors, scientists and inventors who sought to understand the weather.**Book of the Week on Radio 4**'Gripping' The Times'Exhilarating' Sunday TimesIn an age when a storm was evidence of God’s wrath, pioneering meteorologists had to fight against convention and religious dogma to realise their ambitions. B... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Ice Age

    by John Gribbin and 1 more

    John and Mary Gribbin tell the remarkable story of how we came to understand the phenomenon of Ice Ages. They focus on the key personalities obsessed with the quest for answers to tantalizing questions.How frequently do Ice Ages occur? How do astronomical rhythms affect the Earth's climate? Have there always been two polar ice caps? What does the future have in store?With startling new material on ... Read more

    $5.61 AUD

  • The Weather Book: Why It Happens And Where It Comes From

    Why It Happens and Where It Comes From

    by Diana Craig

    The Weather Book is a delightful miscellany of everything remotely meteorological. It is jam-packed with enlightening facts, practical diagrams, and clear explanations about weather phenomena and why they form. ... Read more

    $4.18 AUD

  • Earthmasters

    The Dawn of the Age of Climate Engineering

    by Dr. Clive Hamilton

    This book goes to the heart of the unfolding reality of the twenty-first century: international efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have all failed, and before the end of the century Earth is projected to be warmer than it has been for 15 million years. The question “can the crisis be avoided?” has been superseded by a more frightening one, “what can be done to prevent the devastation of ... Read more

    $34.42 AUD

  • The New Climate War

    the fight to take back our planet

    by Michael E. Mann

    One of The Observer’s ‘Thirty books to help us understand the world’Recycle. Fly less. Eat less meat. These are some of the ways that we’ve been told we can save the planet. But are individuals really to blame for the climate crisis?Seventy-one per cent of global emissions come from the same hundred companies, but fossil-fuel companies have taken no responsibility themselves. Instead, they have ... Read more

    $29.80 AUD

  • Lukewarming

    The New Climate Science that Changes Everything

    by Patrick J. Michaels and 1 more

    In Lukewarming, two environmental scientists explain the science and spin behind the headlines and come to a provocative conclusion: climate change is real, and partially man-made, but it is becoming obvious that far more warming has been forecast than will occur, with some of the catastrophic impacts implausible or impossible. Global warming is more lukewarm than hot. This fresh analysis is an ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • The Weather Handbook

    An Essential Guide to How Weather is Formed and Develops

    by Alan Watts

    The Weather Handbook is the essential guide to how the weather is formed, providing readers with the ability to look at the sky and interpret its signs, and combine this knowledge with information provided by professional forecasts to assess for themselves what the coming weather is likely to be.This handbook has been the standard reference for almost 20 years for students on Day Skipper and ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Revolution

    Ice Age Re-Entry

    by Carlton Brown

    Mitigating the Risks of a 21st Century Climate Switch (to global cooling) and Running Out of Oil and Gas:There is an urgent need to prepare the world for a 21st century climate switch to a cooling phase, and this current grand solar minimum is a prime time for that switch. The world will face natural climate change-related risks during the current grand solar minimum—risks dismissed or ignored by ... Read more

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  • Where the Wild Winds Are

    Walking Europe's Winds from the Pennines to Provence

    by Nick Hunt

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDA Financial Times Book of the YearA Spectator Book of the YearA Daily Telegraph Book of the Year'Travel writing in excelsis' -Jan Morris, author of Venice'A thrilling and gorgeous tale, packed with meteorological wonder' -Amy Liptrot, author of The Outrun</stron... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Why We Disagree About Climate Change

    Understanding Controversy, Inaction and Opportunity

    by Mike Hulme

    Climate change is not 'a problem' waiting for 'a solution'. It is an environmental, cultural and political phenomenon which is re-shaping the way we think about ourselves, our societies and humanity's place on Earth. Drawing upon twenty-five years of professional work as an international climate change scientist and public commentator, Mike Hulme provides a unique insider's account of the ... Read more

    $32.77 AUD

  • The Year Without Summer

    1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History

    by William K. Klingaman and 1 more

    Like Winchester's Krakatoa, The Year Without Summer reveals a year of dramatic global change long forgotten by historyIn the tradition of Krakatoa, The World Without Us, and Guns, Germs and Steel comes a sweeping history of the year that became known as 18-hundred-and-froze-to-death. 1816 was a remarkable year—mostly for the fact that there was no summer. As a result of a volcanic eruption in ... Read more

    $16.38 AUD

  • Hubris

    The Troubling Science, Economics, and Politics of Climate Change

    by Michael Hart

    This book explores problems and issues that have emerged in national and international discussion of policies to address climate change. It concludes that every solution put forward by the UN and activists poses more problems than might ever emerge from the marginal human impact on natural climate change. Rather than mitigation, governments should focus on adaptation. As is, climate change ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Tambora

    The Eruption That Changed the World

    by Gillen D’Arcy Wood

    A global history of the climate catastrophe caused by the Tambora eruptionWhen Indonesia's Mount Tambora erupted in 1815, it unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years. The volcano’s massive sulfate dust cloud enveloped the Earth, cooling temperatures and disrupting major weather systems for more than three years. Communities worldwide ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Atmosphere, Clouds, and Climate

    by David Randall

    series Princeton Primers in Climate #6
    The atmosphere is critical to climate change. It can amplify shifts in the climate system, and also mitigate them. This primer offers a short, reader-friendly introduction to these atmospheric processes and how they work, written by a leading expert on the subject.Giving readers an overview of key atmospheric processes, David Randall looks at how our climate system receives energy from the sun and ... Read more

    $42.23 AUD

  • Numbers Don't Lie

    71 Things You Need to Know About the World

    by Vaclav Smil

    'There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil' Bill GatesIs flying dangerous? How much do the world's cows weigh? And what makes people happy?From earth's nations and inhabitants, through the fuels and foods that energize them, to the transportation and inventions of our modern world - and how all of this affects the planet itself - in Numbers Don't Lie, Professor Vaclav ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Right to Be Cold

    One Woman's Fight to Protect the Arctic and Save the Planet from Climate Change

    by Sheila Watt-Cloutier and 1 more

    A “courageous and revelatory memoir” (Naomi Klein) chronicling the life of the leading Indigenous climate change, cultural, and human rights advocateFor the first ten years of her life, Sheila Watt-Cloutier traveled only by dog team. Today there are more snow machines than dogs in her native Nunavik, a region that is part of the homeland of the Inuit in Canada. In Inuktitut, the language of Inuit, ... Read more

    $28.26 AUD

  • Environmentalism Gone Mad

    How a Sierra Club Activist and Senior EPA Analyst Discovered a Radical Green Energy Fantasy

    by Alan Carlin

    Dr. Alan Carlin is an economist and physical scientist with degrees from Caltech and MIT and publications in both economics and climate/energy, who became actively involved in the environmental movement in the 1960s. This led to an almost 39 year career as a manager and senior analyst at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In the mid-2000s he began researching the claims by the environmental ... Read more

    $15.28 AUD