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Global warming : a very short introduction

Author: Mark Maslin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Series: Very short introductions, 118.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title looks at the predicted impacts of global warming and the possible surprises that could be waiting for us in the near future. It draws on material from the recent report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Maslin
ISBN: 9780199548248 0199548242
OCLC Number: 313019379
Notes: "First published as a Very short introduction 2004."
Description: 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm.
Contents: What is global warming? --
A brief history of the global warming debate --
What is the evidence for climate change? --
How do you model the future? --
What are the possible future impacts? --
Surprises --
Politics --
Solutions --
Visions of a zero-carbon future.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 118.
Other Titles: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Mark Maslin.
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Global warming is arguably the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century. Fully updated for 2008, this Very Short Introduction provides a concise and  Read more...

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