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Climate change : the science, impacts and solutions

Author: A Barrie Pittock
Publisher: Collingwood, VIC, Australia : CSIRO Pub., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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It is widely accepted in the scientific community that climate change is a reality, and is happening now rapidly. In this second edition, leading climate researcher Barrie Pittock revisits the effects that global warming is having on our planet, in light of new scientific research. Pittock presents all sides of the arguments about the science and possible remedies. He argues that "uncertainty is inevitable, but risk  Read more...
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Pittock, A. Barrie, 1938-
Climate change.
Collingwood, VIC, Australia : CSIRO Pub., ©2009
(OCoLC)763174965
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Barrie Pittock
ISBN: 9781844077861 1844077861 9780643094840 0643094849 1844076482 9781844076482
OCLC Number: 271821716
Description: xvii, 350 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Climate change matters --
Learning from the past --
Projecting the future --
Uncertainty is inevitable, but risk is certain --
What climate changes are likely? --
Impacts : why be concerned? --
Adaptation : living with climate change --
Mitigation : limiting climate change --
Climate change in context --
The politics of greenhouse --
International concern and national interests --
Accepting the challenge.
Responsibility: A. Barrie Pittock.
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It is widely accepted in the scientific community that climate change is a reality, and that changes are happening with increasing rapidity. This title revisits the effects that global warming is  Read more...

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