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

Author: Joseph F DiMento; Pamela Doughman
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Series: American and comparative environmental policy.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[This book] explains the nuts and bolts of climate and the greenhouse effect and describes their interaction.l It discusses the nature of consensus in science, and consensus on climate change in particular. It describes both public- and private-sector responses, considers how to improve the way scientific findings are communicated, and evaluates the real risks both to vulnerable developing countries and to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F DiMento; Pamela Doughman
OCLC Number: 243621217
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2007.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Making climate change understandable / Joseph F.C. DiMento and Pamela Doughman --
Primer on global climate change and its likely impacts / John Abatzoglou [and others] --
Climate-change effects, global and local views / John Abatzoglou [and others] --
Scientific consensus on climate change, how do we know we're not wrong? / Naomi Oreskes --
Climate change, how the world is responding / Joseph F.C. DiMento and Pamela Doughman --
Climate change as news, challenges in communicating environmental science / Andrew C. Revkin --
Climate change and human security / Richard A. Matthew --
Climate change, what it means for us, our children, and our grandchildren / Joseph F.C. DiMento and Pamela Doughman --
Glossary.
Series Title: American and comparative environmental policy.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph F.C. DiMento and Pamela Doughman.

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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.  Read more...

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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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