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Climate change 2007 : impacts, adaptation and vulnerability

Author: M L Parry; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Impact Working Group.; et al
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York ; Melbourne, Australia ; Madrid : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: UNEP/IPCC/
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : International government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This IPCC Fourth Assessment Report provides a completely up-to-date scientific assessment of the impacts of climate change, the vulnerability of natural and human environments, and the potential for  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M L Parry; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Impact Working Group.; et al
ISBN: 9780521880107 0521880106 9780521705974 0521705975
OCLC Number: 1248058094
Notes: On t.p.: "Contribution of Working Group II to the 4th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change".
"Published for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change".
Accompanied by CD-ROM (in pocket).
Includes bibliographical references.
Sales no. not printed.
Description: ix, 976 p. : ill., charts, graphs, maps, tables + 1 computer disk
Contents: Introduction to the Report --
Summary for Policymakers --
Technical Summary --
Ch 1. Assessment of Observed Changes and Responses in Natural and Managed Systems --
Ch. 2. New Assesment Methods and the Characterisation of Future Conditions --
Ch. 3. Fresh Water Resources and their Management --
Ch. 4. Ecosystems, their Properties, Goods and Services --
Ch. 5. Food, Fibre, and Forest Products --
Ch. 6. Coastal Systems and Low-Lying Areas --
Ch. 7. Industry, Settlement and Society --
Ch. 8. Human Health --
Ch. 9. Africa --
Ch. 10. Asia --
Ch. 11. Australia and New Zealand --
Ch. 12. Europe --
Ch. 13. Latin America --
Ch. 14. North America --
Ch. 15. Polar Regions (Arctic and Antarctic) --
Ch. 16. Small Islands --
Ch. 17. Assessment of Adaptation Practices, Options, Constraints and Capacity --
Ch. 18. Inter-Relationships Between Adaptation and Mitigation --
Ch. 19. Assessing Key Vulnerabilities and the Risk from Climate Change --
Ch. 20. Perspectives on Climate Change and Sustainability --
Cross-Chapter Case Studies.
Series Title: UNEP/IPCC/
Other Titles: Climate change 2007
Responsibility: edited by Martin Parry ... [et al.].
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