Climate Change: A Reference Handbook

Climate Change: A Reference Handbook

by David Downie, Kate Brash, Catherine Vaughan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1598841521

ISBN-13: 9781598841527

Pub. Date: 02/28/2009

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

An accessible introduction to climate change that outlines key scientific, economic, and political issues, reviews how the global community has addressed the issue to date, and discusses the options being explored for further action.
• Numerous primary source documents including excerpts from important early scientific articles on climate change, global

Overview

An accessible introduction to climate change that outlines key scientific, economic, and political issues, reviews how the global community has addressed the issue to date, and discusses the options being explored for further action.
• Numerous primary source documents including excerpts from important early scientific articles on climate change, global climate treaties, the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessment reports, and statements from academics, businesses, religious groups, and more• A rich variety of graphics help readers understand current and expected impacts of climate change, as well as the latest data and ideas from the scientific community on the subject of global climate change

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598841527
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
337
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents for Climate Change: A Reference Handbook

David L. Downie, Columbia University

Kate Brash, Columbia University

Catherine Vaughn, Columbia University

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions

Chapter 3: Worldwide Perspective

Chapter 4: Chronology

Chapter 5: Biographical Sketches

Chapter 6: Facts and Statistics

Chapter 7: Directory of Organizations, Associations, and Agencies

Chapter 8: Selected Print and Non-Print Resources

Glossary

Index

About the Authors

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