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The climate crisis an introductory guide to climate change

Author: David Archer; Stefan Rahmstorf
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An incredible wealth of scientific data on global warming has been collected in the last few decades. The history of the Earth's climate has been probed by drilling into polar ice sheets and sediment layers of the oceans' vast depths, and great advances have been made in computer modelling of our climate. This book provides a concise and accessible overview of what we know about ongoing climate change and its  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Archer; Stefan Rahmstorf
ISBN: 9780511817144 0511817142 9780521407441 0521407443 9780521732550 0521732557
OCLC Number: 1060649145
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (x, 249 Seiten)
Contents: Retrospective : what we knew and when we knew it --
Earth's energy budget --
Climate change so far --
Snow and ice --
How the oceans are changing --
The past is the key to the future --
What the future holds --
Impacts of climate change --
Avoiding climate change --
Climate policy.
Responsibility: David Archer, Stefan Rahmstorf

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This book provides a concise and accessible overview of what we know about ongoing climate change and its impacts, and what we can do to confront the climate crisis. Highly illustrated in full  Read more...

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'... It is balanced in explaining what is known with confidence and what is not and the uncertainties. ... This book should be read by anyone who is interested in climate change but does not have the Read more...

 
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