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Climate change : a reference handbook

Author: David Leonard Downie; Kate Brash; Catherine Vaughan
Publisher: Santa Barbara [Calif.] : ABC-CLIO's, 2009
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xvii, 337 p. : ill
(DLC) 2008042196
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Leonard Downie; Kate Brash; Catherine Vaughan
ISBN: 9781849728744 1849728747 9781598841534 159884153X
OCLC Number: 755871023
Description: 1 online resource (2009 images).
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, Catherine Vaughan.

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