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Climate change : what it means for us, our children, and our grandchildren

Author: Joseph F DiMento; Pamela Doughman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2007.
Series: American and comparative environmental policy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains what science knows about climate change, how it will affect us, its impact on different areas, and what we can do about it.

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Climate change.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006035345
(OCoLC)74353872
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F DiMento; Pamela Doughman
ISBN: 9780262271752 0262271753 9781435603103 1435603109 0262541939 9780262541930 026204241X 9780262042413
OCLC Number: 175257515
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 217 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Introduction : Making climate change understandable / Joseph F.C. DiMento and Pamela Doughman --
2. A primer on global climate change and its likely impacts / John Abatzoglou, Joseph F.C. DiMento, Pamela Doughman, and Stefano Nespor --
3. Climate-change effects : global and local views / John Abatzoglou, Joseph F.C. DiMento, Pamela Doughman, and Stefano Nespor --
4. The scientific consensus on climate change : how do we know we're not wrong? / Naomi Oreskes --
5. Climate change : how the world is responding / Joseph F.C. DiMento and Pamela Doughman --
6. Climate change as news : challenges in communicating environmental science / Andrew C. Revkin --
7. Climate change and human security / Richard A. Matthew --
8. Climate change : what it means for us, our children, and our grandchildren / Joseph F.C. DiMento and Pamela Doughman.
Series Title: American and comparative environmental policy.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph F.C. DiMento and Pamela Doughman.
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A lucid argument for the importance of small, individual steps in the effort to combat global warming, as well as global policy changes.-Deborah Donovan, Booklist

 
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