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Climate change : an encyclopedia of science and history

Author: Brian Black; David M Hassenzahl
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2013]
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This book provides a holistic consideration of climate change that goes beyond pure science, fleshing out the discussion by considering cultural, historical, and policy-driven aspects of this important issue.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
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Climate change.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2013]
(DLC) 2012034673
(OCoLC)768800369
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Black; David M Hassenzahl
ISBN: 9781598847628 1598847627 9781299137882 1299137881
OCLC Number: 827334838
Description: 1 online resource (4 volumes (xx, 1774 pages)) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: v. 1. A-D. Introduction --
Abrupt Climate Change --
Aerosols: Research and Science --
Aerosols and Climate Change --
Afforestation --
Agriculture and Adaptation in China --
Agriculture and Adaptation in Developing Countries --
Agriculture and Adaptation in the United States --
Algae Cultivation: Algaculture --
Alternative Transportation --
American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment --
Animal Habits and Extinctions: Recent Changes --
An Inconvenient Truth Brings Climate Change to the Mainstream --
Anthropocene --
Anthropocene: Scientific Discourse --
Arctic Amplification --
Arrhenius, Svante August (1859-1927) --
Art and Climate Change References --
Atmospheric Circulation: Historical Overview --
Automobile History --
Automobiles and Environmental Impacts --
Balance of Nature --
Biomass Carbon --
Biomass Energy and Biofuels --
Bolin, Bert Rickard Johannes (1925-2007) --
Broad Arrow Policy --
Broecker, Wallace Smith (1931- ) --
Brundtland, Gro Harlem (1939- ) --
Cap and Trade Economics --
Capture, Rule of --
Carbon Capture and Storage --
Carbon Dioxide --
Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere and Oceans --
Carbon Sequestration --
Carter, Jimmy, and the 1970s Oil Crisis and Alternative Energy --
Certified Emission Reductions Projects: Financing --
Children's Health and Climate Change --
China's National Climate Policy --
Chlorofluorocarbons --
Christian Response to Climate Change --
Chu, Steven (1948- ) --
Clean Coal --
Climate Change and Biodiversity Policies --
Climate Change Communication --
Climate Change Skeptics and Public Policy --
Climate Education Considerations --
Climate Education Trends in U.S. Higher Education --
Climate Literacy --
Climate Policy in the Obama Administration --
Climate Refugees --
Climatic Determinism --
Climatic Research Unit --
Climatic Research Unit Email Controversy --
Climatology as a Profession --
Clusters for Sustainability and Green Energy --
Coal Power --
Coastal Planning Policies in Developed Countries --
Coastal Planning Policies in Developing Countries --
Computer Simulations of Climate Change --
Consumer Culture: Chemicals and Plastics --
Continental Drift --
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora --
Coral Bleaching --
Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards --
Crichton, Michael (1942-2008) --
Dansgaard, Willi (1922-2011) --
Deforestation --
Dendrochronology: Studying Tree Rings --
Desertification. v. 2. E-G. Early-Geothermal --
Early Industrialization --
Earth First! and Ecoradicalism --
Eco-Art: Loss of Habitat, Species Migration, and Extinction --
Eco-Art and Ocean Acidification --
El Niño-Southern Oscillation --
Emergence of Ecology --
Emiliani, Cesare (1922-1995) --
Emissions Trading Scheme --
Energy Conservation and Efficiency --
Energy Sources and Shortages --
Energy Technology Innovation --
Enhanced Geothermal Energy --
Enron and Energy Trading --
Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine --
Environmentalism of the 1970s --
Environmental Justice and Climate Change --
Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Implications for Oil Producing Countries --
Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Influence on Native Americans --
Environmental Justice and Climate Change in China --
Environmental Justice and Climate Change in India --
Environmental Justice and Climate Change in the United States --
Environmental Movement: 1980-2000 --
Environmental Thought in the 19th Century --
European Union Climate Policy --
Extinctions: Early Earth History --
Extreme Weather --
Feedback Mechanisms --
Food and Nutrition Security --
Forest Conservation, U.S. --
Fossil Fuels: Current and Projected --
Fossil Fuel Use and Industrialization --
Fracking --
FutureGen --
Gaia Hypothesis --
Gender and Climate Science --
Geochemical Carbon Management --
Geoengineering --
Geoengineering and Public Policy --
Geography and Climate Change --
Geothermal Energy --
Glaciers and Glacial Extent --
Global Atmospheric Research Program --
Global Cooling in the 1970s --
Global Warming Literature --
Gore, Albert Arnold, Jr. (1948- ) --
Government Concerns for Human Health --
Green Culture and American Environmentalism --
Greenhouse Effect --
Green Party in the United States --
Green Revolution --
Greenwashing. v. 3. H-S. Hadley Centre --
Hansen, James E. (1941- ) --
Hawken, Paul (1946- ) --
Health Impacts of Climate Change --
Holdren, John P. (1944- ) --
Human History and Climate Change --
Hydropower --
Individual Energy Choices --
Informal Climate Education --
Inhofe, James (1934- ) --
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change --
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report --
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Reports --
International Geophysical Year --
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme --
Jackson, Lisa (1962- ) --
Jones, Anthony Kapel "Van" (1968- ) --
Keeling, Charles David (1928-2005) --
Kyoto Protocol --
Laki Volcanic Eruption of 1783 --
Landscape Art in the 19th Century --
Lappé, Anna (1973- ) --
Lappé, Frances Moore (1944- ) --
Lead --
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design --
Little Ice Age --
Lomborg, Bjørn (1965- ) --
Love Canal Homeowners Association --
Lovelock, James (1919- ) --
Maathai, Wangari (1940- ) --
Marcellus Shale --
Marsh, George Perkins (1801-1882) --
McKibben, Bill (1960- ) --
Medieval Warm Period --
Meteorology in the 19th Century --
Methane --
Microhydropower --
Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer --
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies --
National Center for Atmospheric Research --
National Climatic Data Center --
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration --
National Weather Service --
Nitrogen Cycle --
Nitrous Oxide --
North American Free Trade Agreement --
Nuclear Power Policy --
Nuclear Power Technology --
Nuclear Winter --
Ocean Acidification --
Ocean Circulation --
Oceanic Carbon --
Oil Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico --
Oil Spills and the Marine Environment --
Oil Use --
Ostrum, Elinor Awan (1933- ) --
Pachauri, Rajendra (1940- ) --
Paleoclimatology --
Passive House Designed for Conservation --
Passive Solar Buildings --
Peak Oil --
Photovoltaic Technology --
Pickens Plan for Wind Energy --
Precautionary Principle --
Presidential Election of 2000 --
Public Attitudes toward Climate Change around the World --
Public Attitudes toward Climate Change in the United States --
Recycling in the United States --
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation --
Renewable Energy --
Risk Management Perspective --
Robinson, Kim Stanley (1952- ) --
Schneider, Stephen H. (1945-2010) --
Science Assessment for Policy Decisions --
Sediment Cores --
Shackleton, Nicholas John (1937-2006) --
Shiva, Vandana (1952- ) --
Singer, Peter (1946- ) --
Skeptics, Naysayers, Anomalies, and Controversies --
Smart Grids --
Social-Ecological Resilience and Climate Change --
Social Movements Related to Climate Change --
Social Policy Adaptation, Child Poverty, and Global Warming --
Solar Energy --
Solar Variability --
Sport-Utility Vehicles --
Sprawl and New Urbanism. v. 4. T-W. Tambora Eruption and the Global Climate Emergency of 1815-1818 --
Temperature Record --
350.org --
Tidal Energy --
Tipping Point --
Transportation --
Uncertainty and Controversy: Risks of Climate Change --
Union of Concerned Scientists --
Urban Planning and Climate Policy --
Visual Arts Exhibitions Focused on Climate Change --
Vulnerability --
Water Resources and Adaptation in the United States --
Waxman-Markey Climate Bill: American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 --
Weather Control and Artificial Climates --
Wildlife Conservation --
Wind Power --
Wind Power Debate along Cape Cod --
Women and Climate Change --
Woodwell, George M. (1930- ) --
World Climate Research Programme --
World Mayors' Organizations --
Appendix 1: Copenhagen Accord --
Appendix 2: The Marrakesh Accords --
Appendix 3: Kyoto Protocol --
Appendix 4: Cancun Agreements --
Appendix 5: President Barack Obama's 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference Speech --
Appendix 6: Richard Muller's Testimony to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the U.S. House of Representatives --
Appendix 7: James Hansen Speech, "Global Warming Twenty Years Later: Tipping Points Near" --
Appendix 8: Cancun Adaptation Framework, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change --
Appendix 9: 2010 Climate Action Report, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change --
Appendix 10: Climate Change: Impacts, Vulnerabilities, and Adaptation in Developing Countries --
Appendix 11: State of Connecticut et al. v. American Electric Power Company, Inc. et al. --
Appendix 12: Massachusetts et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency et al. --
Appendix 13: IPCC First Assessment Report --
Appendix 14: IPCC Second Assessment Report --
Appendix 15: IPCC Third Assessment Report --
Appendix 16: IPCC Fourth Assessment Report --
General Bibliography --
About the Editors and Contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: Brian C. Black, general editor ; David M. Hassenzahl, Jennie C. Stephens, Gary Weisel, and Nancy Gift, associate editors.

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