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JSTOR for climate change research: Open Access Books

This guide highlights JSTOR's open access content related to climate change, and the tools available to enhance your research.

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We surfaced five Open Access books related to climate change research below; you can browse and search all Open Access books on the JSTOR open content page.

Open Access Books

Communicating Climate Change: A Guide for Educators

Anne K. Armstrong, Marianne E. Krasny, and Jonathon P. Schuldt | Published by: Comstock Publishing Associates, Cornell University Press

Provides environmental educators with an understanding of how their audiences engage with climate change information as well as with concrete, empirically tested communication tools they can use to enhance their climate change program.


Climate Change as a Threat to Peace: Impacts on Cultural Heritage and Cultural Diversity

Sabine von Schorlemer and Sylvia Maus | Published by: Peter Lang AG

A fresh look at how the impacts of climate change on cultural heritage and cultural diversity may challenge sustainable global peace. 


Climate Change: International Law and Global Governance: Volume I: Legal Responses and Global Responsibility

Oliver C. Ruppel, Christian Roschmann, and Katharina Ruppel-Schlichting | Published by: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft mbH

An assessment of the most pressing effects of climate change on various international law regimes; introduces international climate change law as a new discipline.


Green Carbon Part I: The role of natural forests in carbon storage

Brendan G. Mackey, Heather Keith, Sandra L. Berry, and David B. Lindenmayer | Published by: ANU Press

Examines the role of natural forests and woodlands in the storage of carbon, the impacts of human land use activities, and the implications for national and global climate change policy; Part II is also available on JSTOR.


Surviving Sudden Environmental Change: Answers from Archaeology

Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets | Published by: University Press of Colorado

A set of case studies examining how eight diverse communities—ranging from Arctic to equatorial regions, from tropical rainforests to desert interiors, and from deep prehistory to living memory—faced and coped with both gradual and sudden threats to their human and environmental welfare.

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