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Preparing for climate change

Author: Michael D Mastrandrea; Stephen Henry Schneider
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010.
Series: Boston review book.
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Even with aggressive efforts to reduce greenhouse gases, the scientific consensus predicts that the Earth's temperatures will continue to rise for decades. Climbing temperatures are already having serious consequences for vulnerable people and regions through droughts, extreme weather, and melting glaciers. The authors maintain that we must start adapting to climate change now by identifying the places and people  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mastrandrea, Michael D.
Preparing for climate change.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)763130647
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Mastrandrea; Stephen Henry Schneider
ISBN: 9780262014885 0262014882
OCLC Number: 609541943
Description: [v], 104 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The scientific consensus --
Impacts --
Understanding risk --
Preparing for climate change --
A new way to access vulnerability.
Series Title: Boston review book.
Responsibility: Michael D. Mastrandrea and Stephen H. Schneider.

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Why we should prepare for climate change now by taking anticipatory action in vulnerable regions.  Read more...

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