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Global warming : the complete briefing

Author: J T Houghton
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The author "explores the scientific basis of global warming and the likely impacts of climate change on human society before addressing the action that could be taken by governments, by industry and by individuals to mitigate the effects."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Houghton, J.T. (John Theodore), 1931-
Global warming.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997
(DLC) 97016353
(OCoLC)36767806
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J T Houghton
ISBN: 0511001320 9780511001321 9781139164252 1139164252
OCLC Number: 47010413
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 251 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Global warming and climate change --
The greenhouse effect --
The greenhouse gases --
Climates of the past --
Modelling the climate --
Climate change under business-as-usual --
The impacts of climate change --
Why should we be concerned? --
Weighing the uncertainty --
Strategy for action to slow and stabilize climate change --
Energy and transport for the future --
The global village.
Responsibility: John Houghton.
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