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Climate in peril : a popular guide to the latest IPCC reports.

Author: Alex Kirby; United Nations Environment Programme.; GRID--Arendal.
Publisher: Arendal, Norway : UNEP/GRID-Arendal, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This publication presents the substance of the Climate Change 2007 Synthesis Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in simplified language and structure.--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Kirby; United Nations Environment Programme.; GRID--Arendal.
ISBN: 9788277010533 8277010532
OCLC Number: 316833258
Notes: "Text, Alex Kirby."
Description: 57 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Robust findings and key uncertainties --
Present changes, causes and observed impacts --
Projected climate change and its impacts --
Adaptation and mitigation --
Sustainable development, environmental protection and climate change --
Key vulnerabilities, impacts and risks : longterm perspectives.

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Warming of the climate system is beyond argument, as shown by observations of increases in average air and ocean temperatures, the widespread melting of snow and ice, and rising global sea levels.  Read more...

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