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The climate question : natural cycles, human impact, future outlook

Author: Eelco J Rohling
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book discusses in straightforward terms why climate changes, how it has changed naturally before the industrial revolution made humans important, and how it has changed since then. It compares the scale and rapidity of variations in pre-industrial times with those since the industrial revolution, infers the extent of humanity's impacts, and looks at what these may lead to in the future.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eelco J Rohling
ISBN: 9780190910884 0190910887
OCLC Number: 1090397238
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Past climates : how we get our data --
Energy balance of climate --
Causes of climate change --
Changes during the industrial age --
Mother nature to the rescue? --
Summary --
Epilogue --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Eelco J. Rohling.

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This book discusses in straightforward terms why climate changes, how it has changed naturally before the industrial revolution made humans important, and how it has changed since then. It compares the scale and rapidity of variations in pre-industrial times with those since the industrial revolution, infers the extent of humanity's impacts, and looks at what these may lead to in the future.

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