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Introduction to oil, water and climate

Author: Catherine Gautier
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An excellent introduction to oil, water and climate change issues for students of environmental science.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Gautier
ISBN: 9780521882613 0521882613 9780521709194 0521709199
OCLC Number: 195672688
Description: p. cm.
Contents: Foreword; Introduction; 1. Overview; 2. Carbon dioxide emissions, global warming, and water resources; 3. Population, environmental impacts, and climate change; 4. Carbon cycle and human impacts on it; 5. Peak oil, energy, water, and climate; 6. Oil consumption and CO2 emissions from transportation; 7. Oil, economy, power, and conflicts; 8. Energy alternatives and their connection to water and climate; 9. The water cycle and global warming; 10. Freshwater availability, sanitation deficit, and water usage - connection to energy and global warming; 11. Rivers, lakes, aquifers, and dams - relation to energy and climate; 12. Water contamination, energy, and climate; 13. Geopolitics of water and the international situation; 14. Water alternatives; 15. Global climate change - observations, modeling, and predictions; 16. Energy and water challenges and solutions in a changing climate framework - commonality, differences, and connections.
Responsibility: Catherine Gautier.

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'Catherine Gautier deserves congratulations for creating a textbook that not only deals with these three topics, but most important, also draws them together and shows how they are connected. ... Read more...

 
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