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Introduction to modern climate change

Author: Andrew Emory Dessler
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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"This book is aimed at non-science-major undergraduates and is tightly focused on the problem of anthropogenic climate change. The first half of the book focuses on the science of modern climate change, including evidence that the Earth is warming and a basic description of climate physics. It also covers concepts like radiative forcing, feedbacks, and the carbon cycle. The book shows many algebraibased calculations  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dessler, Andrew Emory.
Introduction to modern climate change.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011015540
(OCoLC)727126653
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Emory Dessler
ISBN: 9781139161343 1139161342 9781139157520 1139157523 9781139030342 1139030345
OCLC Number: 773034846
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 238 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: An introduction to the climate problem --
Is the climate changing? --
Radiation and energy balance --
A simple climate model --
The carbon cycle --
Forcing, feedbacks, and climate sensitivity --
Why is the climate changing? --
The future of our climate --
Impacts --
Exponential growth --
Fundamentals of climate change policy --
Mitigation policies --
A brief history of climate science and politics --
Putting it together: a long term policy to address climate change.
Responsibility: Andrew Dessler.

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This introductory textbook on the problem of modern climate change - science, economics and policy - enables informed debate of public policy.  Read more...

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'At last, a textbook about the scientific basis for global climate change that's well balanced, well written, highly illuminating, and accessible to non-science majors.' John M. Wallace, University Read more...

 
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