|所有的作者/貢獻者：||H.W. Wilson Company,|
|ISBN:||9780824212162 0824212169 9780824212117 0824212118|
|描述：||xii, 205 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.|
|内容：||Scientific debate on climate change: Scientists at odds ; Former global warming supporter now shows data that refutes it / Bob Adelmann ; 2009 second warmest year on record, end of the warmest decade / Adam Voiland ; Global warming : faster than expected? / John Carey ; The last great global warming / Lee R. Kump --
Climate change around the world: Global warming and instability ; A light in the forest / Jeff Tollefson ; Global warning / Michael Le Page ; Commodifying water in times of global warming / Astrid Bredholt Stensrud ; China confronts global warming dilemma / Christina Larson ; The shrinking glaciers of Kilimanjaro: can global warming be blamed? / Phillip W. Mote and Georg Kaser --
The politics of global warming: Climate change policy and economics ; Joint U.S.-China statement on climate change / US Department of State ; Hearing of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming US House of Representatives / Mario Molina ; UN climate change conference extends Kyoto treaty / Karl Ritter and Michael Casey ; Scientists, policymakers, and a climate of uncertainty / Fred Powledge ; A life measured in heartbeats / Brian Cox and Robin Ince ; Global warming conference: Bill McKibben's remarks / Bill McKibben --
Wildlife and a changing climate: Plants and animals in the balance ; Can evolution beat climate change? / David Biello ; Elephant seals help find missing piece in global climate puzzle / Richard A. Lovett ; Why a hotter world will mean more extinctions / Bryan Walsh ; Global warming's evil twin threatens West coast fishing grounds / Pete Spotts ; Common plants, animals threatened by climate change, study says / Neela Banerjee ; The climate change conundrum: what the future is beginning to look like / Jordan Carlton Schaul and Michael Hutchins ; Dynamics of coral reef recovery / Beth Polidoro and Kent Carpenter ; Running hot and cold: are rainforests sinks or tabs for carbon? / Sharon Levy --
The oceans and weather: In hot water : weather and global warming ; After Sandy : why we can't keep rebuilding on the water's edge / Bryan Walsh ; How climate change threatens the seas / Dan Vergano ; Amount of coldest Antarctic water near ocean floor decreasing for decades / NOAA ; Blue crabs in Maine? Something fishy about global warming / Pete Spotts ; Oceans under surveillance / Quirin Schiermeier ; Encroaching sea already a threat in Caribbean / David McFadden ; The coming Arctic boom / Scott Borgerson --
Health and human factors: What happens to us? ; Climate change and health / World Health Organization ; How we know global warming is real and human caused / Tapio Schneider ; Soot is no. 2 global-warming culprit, study finds / Pete Spotts ; Smoke jumpers / Elizabeth Grossman ; Monitoring EU emerging infectious disease risk due to climate change / Elisabet Lindgren, Yvonne Andersson, Jonathan E. Suk, Bertrand Sudre, and Jan C. Semenza.
|叢書名：||Reference shelf, v. 85, no. 5.|
Updates readers on major studies on global warming; the effects of changing climate for the most sensitive areas of the planet; and debates on how to respond today and in the future to these effects. Also covered is the relationship between science and politics within the scientific field.