Global Warming: Causes, Effects, and the Future

Front Cover
Voyageur Press, 2007 - Nature - 72 pages
4 Reviews

Planet Earth is warming faster now than at any other time in the past 1,000 years, and global warming may be the greatest threat to ever face humanity. Counteracting it is our greatest challenge.


Mark Maslin explains what global warming is and presents incontrovertible evidence that it is really happening. He examines the impact that climate change will have on health, agriculture, water resources, coastal regions, forests, and wildlife. He also looks at the efforts being made to counteract the effects of global warming and the ways in which we can adapt.

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Nice and a easy book to learn :)

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

great book ????

Related books

References to this book

References from web pages

The Dilbert Blog: Global Warming – Part 2
Apparently the two most common points of view on global warming, ferociously held, ... The question of whether people are the cause of global warming, ... the_dilbert_blog/ 2007/ 05/ global_warming__1.html

Howstuffworks "Is global warming destroying Mount Everest?"
Mount Everest dangers include an increase in development, tourism, and potential damage from global warming. Read about Mount Everest dangers. everest-global-warming.htm

Akademika - alt av fagbøker
Global Warming is one of the controversial scientific issues of the twenty-first ... This book talks about the predicted impacts of global warming and the ... vare.php?ean=9780192840974

Global Warming | Global Warming News, Research and Current Events | 3
Brightsurf Global Warming news and Global Warming current events, research and discoveries. search/ r-a/ Global_Warming/ 3/ Global_Warming_news.html

Global Warming & Climate Change-Science Tracer Bullet
Global Warming & Climate Change. Science Tracer Bullets - Research Guides from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Services. rr/ scitech/ tracer-bullets/ globalwarmingtb.html

'Conservation and Sustainability: Solving Global Warming?'
His areas of scientific expertise include global warming, causes of past and future global climate change, ocean circulation, ice ages, gas hydrates, ... content/ view_lecture/ 3754

Global Warming
Other scientists dispute these figures, but the weight of opinion in the scientific community is that global warming is real and a serious threat. ... GenerateContent?CONTENT_ITEM_ID=40818& CONTENT_ITEM_TYPE=0& MENU_ID=5396

<i>Global Warming</i> by Mark Maslin - climate-change - 05 ...
We seem to be knee-deep in self-improvement books. Picking at random from the Oxford University Press Very Short Introduction series, Global Warming by. channel/ earth/ climate-change/ mg18524852.200

Global Warming | Global Climate Change
Global Warming: the Complete Briefing is the most comprehensive guide available to the subject. A world-renowned expert, Sir John Houghton explores the ...

Free Public Lecture Series, Spring 2007 “Conservation and ...
An introductory overview of global warming and world issues will be ... His areas of scientific expertise include global warming, causes of past and future ... ce/ environment/ ecssociety/ lecturesspring07.doc

About the author (2007)

Dr. Mark Maslin is the author of over 60 articles and books on past and future climate change. He has been involved in three major ocean drilling expeditions to the central North Atlantic, the Amazon delta and deep-sea fan complex, and the southwest African coast. He is a lecturer at the Environmental Change Research Centre, Department of Geography, University College London.

Bibliographic information