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Overheated : the human cost of climate change

Autore: Andrew T Guzman
Editore: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Deniers of climate change sometimes quip that claims about global warming are more about political science than climate science. They are wrong on the science, but may be right with respect to its political implications. A hotter world, writes the author, will bring unprecedented migrations, famine, war, and disease. It will be a social and political disaster of the first order. In this book the author takes climate  Per saperne di più…
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Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Andrew T Guzman
ISBN: 9780199933877 0199933871
Numero OCLC: 798060560
Descrizione: xii, 260 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contenuti: KerPlunk! and planet Earth --
A message from climate scientists --
Deeper waters --
A thirsty world --
Climate wars: a shower of sparks --
Climate change is bad for your health --
Where do we go from here?
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"In Overheated, Guzman takes climate change out of the realm of scientific abstraction to explore its real-world consequences. He writes not as a scientist, but as an authority on international law  Per saperne di più…

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