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The climate crisis : an introductory guide to climate change / David Archer, Stefan Rahmstorf
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Cambridge University Press | 2010
Available at Adult Nonfiction (Call number: 363.73874 A PBK)
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Imprint
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Descript
x, 249 p. : col. ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [232]-234) and index.
Summary
"This book provides a concise and accessible overview of what we know about ongoing climate change and its impacts, and what we can do to confront the climate crisis. It gives a readable account of the treasure trove of information contained in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports, and also brings the subject completely up-to-date with current science and policy"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
Retrospective : what we knew and when we knew it -- Earth's energy budget -- Climate change so far -- Snow and ice -- How the oceans are changing -- The past is the key to the future -- What the future holds -- Impacts of climate change -- Avoiding climate change -- Climate policy.
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9780521407441
0521407443
9780521732550 (pbk.)
0521732557 (pbk.)
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