The rough guide to climate change
The Rough Guide to Climate Change gives the complete picture of the single biggest issue facing the planet. Cutting a swathe through scientific research and political debate, this completely updated 2nd edition lays out the facts and assesses the options- global and personal- for dealing with the threat of a warming world. The guide looks at the evolution of our atmosphere over the last 4.5 billion years and what computer simulations of climate change reveal about our past, present, and future. This updated edition includes new information from the 2007 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and an updated politics section to reflect post-Kyoto developments. Discover how rising temperatures and sea levels, plus changes to extreme weather patterns, are already affecting life around the world. The guide unravels how governments, scientists and engineers plan to tackle the problem and includes in-depth information and lifestyle tips about what you can do to help.
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This a fascinating reference book on a complex subject. I have not read it cover to cover, but find it interesting to read and concepts are well explained. I learn a bit more every time I pick it up.
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I received a copy of this book as an Early Reviewer and have found it fascinating. In a very clear and straightforward manner, Henson lays out the basics of global warming, the symptoms, the science ...
With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change
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Climate Change 2007 - The Physical Science Basis: Working Group I ...
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The greenhouse effect
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