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Climate change : a reference handbook

Author: David Leonard Downie; Kate Brash; Catherine Vaughan
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2009.
Series: Contemporary world issues.
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An accessible introduction to climate change that outlines key scientific, economic, and political issues, reviews how the global community has addressed the issue to date, and discusses the options being explored for further action.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Leonard Downie; Kate Brash; Catherine Vaughan
ISBN: 9781598841527 1598841521 9781598841534 159884153X
OCLC Number: 259716040
Description: xvii, 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Background and history --
Problems, controversies, and solutions --
Worldwide perspective --
Chronology --
Biographical sketches --
Data and documents --
Directory of organizations --
Resources --
Glossary.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: David L. Downie, Kate Brash and Catherine Vaughan.

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