Introduction to Modern Climate Change
This textbook is tightly focused on the problem of anthropogenic climate change. It is unique among textbooks on climate change in that it combines an introduction of the science with an introduction to the non-science issues such as the economic and policy options. Unlike more purely descriptive textbooks, it contains the quantitative depth that is necessary for an adequate understanding of the science of climate change. The goal of the book is for a student to leave the class ready to engage in the public policy debate on this issue. This is an invaluable textbook for any introductory survey course on the science and policy of climate change, for both non-science majors and introductory science students.
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This is definitely one of the most comprehensive books on climate change.
This textbook is one of the greatest, i have ever read in my life. The way each and every information about climate change said is so simple and it is understandable for a layperson to understand every meaning of it. It doesn't make you feel like you are reading a text book. At the end of each and every chapter, the questions asked and the summary of that chapter provided is more interesting. It doesn't need any kind of introduction before you start reading this book, because at the end you will be known with all the terms, science, policies associated with the climate change. I would suggest students and academicians whoever interested in knowing about Climate Change should read this book, and also this can be introduced in syllabuses for Earth Science studies in colleges.
2 Is the climate changing?
3 Radiation and energy balance
4 A simple climate model
5 The carbon cycle
6 Forcing feedbacks and climate sensitivity
7 Why is the climate changing?
8 The future of our climate