Browsing Higher Education by publisher "LabSpace"

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  • Business and climate change 

    Jones, B. L. (Barbara L.) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    Businesses can be affected both directly from climate change and indirectly through government policies. Risks can occur from the impacts of predicted climate change effects such as increased temperature, extreme weather ...

  • Climate Change 

    Stevens, C. (Carly) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    Climate change is not going to happen alone. As our climate changes other global environmental problems are going to carry on occurring, such as habitat destruction, pollution, soil erosion and species extinctions. What ...

  • Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Rural Areas 

    Rennie, F. (Frank) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    1. What is climate change? 2. Risks, facts, and fictions 3. Links with Sustainable 4. Implications for rural areas 5. Bring it all together – so what

  • Climate change: National, regional and local policy 

    Not available (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    Climate change is defining a new legislative and policy agenda for the United Kingdom (UK), the European Union (EU) and globally. While the overall direction is not yet fully defined, there is now clear national and ...

  • Ecology 

    Not available (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    Interactions; Population Ecology; Communities; Ecosystems ; Humans and Ecosystems;

  • Economics of Climate Change 

    Young, A. (Alistair) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    This short unit explains how decisions are taken about allocating scarce resources in a market economy, and why such decisions may have potentially disastrous effects on the environment, including the climate.

  • Energy options for the future 

    Heil, B. (Bruce) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    This unit will explore how both renewable and non-renewable energy sources may contribute to our energy future within a context of a need to meet carbon reduction targets. It will review current energy sources and technologies ...

  • Geoengineering, Permaculture and Transition Towns 

    Taylor, R. (Ray) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    Geoengineering – what is it? ; Permaculture ;The Transition Movement and the Post Carbon Institute ; A synthesis of geoengineering and permaculture – ‘geonurturing’ ; Getting involved ;

  • How do we adapt agriculture to climate change? 

    Pemberton, A. (Alissa) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    This unit looks at how industrial agriculture is one of the anthropogenic causes of climate change. It goes on to consider what adaptations must be adopted in order to mitigate its impact on climate change. The concept of ...

  • How non human species adapt to climatic changes 

    Macintyre, R. (Ronald) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    This unit explores the effects of anthropogenic climate change on non-human species. It explores examples of the way that different non-human species adapt to climate change. It uses basic ideas in ecology to examine how ...

  • The impact that climate change can have on plant growth and agricultural systems 

    Ferris, R. (Rachel) (LabSpace, 2014-08)
    This short introduction discusses how elevated CO2 together with increases in drought and high temperature may impact upon the growth and development of plants, particularly with reference to some agricultural systems.

  • Introduction to animal physiology 

    Not available (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    Physiological integration; Environmental physiology; Size and action; Animal performance;

  • Introduction to Ecopsychology 

    Key, D. (David) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    This introduction to ecopsychology explores how climate change affects how we feel about our world and our future. We will explore how strong feelings triggered by this crisis can send us into denial and despair, hindering ...

  • Lanthanides and Actinides 

    Not available (LabSpace, 2014-08)
    This website is home to a multimedia activity on the Lanthanides and Actinides, elements 57-70 and 89 - 102 of the Periodic Table.

  • Large Scale Action on Climate Change 

    Hubble, D. (David) (LabSpace, 2014-08)
    National and international mitigation is mediated by a range of governmental and intergovernmental bodies and policies. The most famous of these is probably the Kyoto Protocol, but this is only a starting point, with a ...