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The atlas of climate change : mapping the world's greatest challenge

Author: Kirstin Dow; Thomas E Downing
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : English : Rev. and updatedView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Atlas
Cartes thématiques
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Kirstin Dow; Thomas E Downing
ISBN: 0520250230 9780520250239 9780520255586 0520255585
OCLC Number: 457283932
Description: 1 atlas (112 pages) : illustrations en couleur, cartes en couleur
Contents: Signs of change --
Warning signs --
Polar changes --
Glacial retreat --
Everyday extremes --
Forcing change --
The greenhouse effect --
The climate system --
Interpreting past climates --
Forecasting future climates --
Driving climate change --
Emissions past and present --
Fossil fuels --
Methane and other gases --
Transportation --
Disrupting the carbon balance --
Agriculture --
Expected consequences --
Disrupted ecosystems --
Threatened water supplies --
Food security --
Threats to health --
Rising sea levels --
Cities at risk --
Cultural losses --
Responding to change --
International action --
Meeting Kyoto targets --
Carbon trading --
Financing responses --
Local commitment --
Carbon dioxide and economic growth --
Renewable energy --
Adapting to change --
Commiting to solutions --
Personal action --
Public action --
Climate change data --
Data table.
Responsibility: Kirstin Dow and Thomas E. Downing.


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