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Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren
     

Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren

by Joseph F.C. DiMento, Pamela Doughman
 

ISBN-10: 026204241X

ISBN-13: 9780262042413

Pub. Date: 09/30/2007

Publisher: MIT Press

Explains what science knows about climate change, how it will affect us, its impact on different areas, and what we can do about it.

Overview

Explains what science knows about climate change, how it will affect us, its impact on different areas, and what we can do about it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262042413
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
09/30/2007
Series:
American and Comparative Environmental Policy Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.37(w) x (h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents


Series Foreword     vii
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction: Making Climate Change Understandable   Joseph F. C. DiMento   Pamela Doughman     1
A Primer on Global Climate Change and Its Likely Impacts   John Abatzoglou   Joseph F. C. DiMento   Pamela Doughman   Stefano Nespor     11
Climate-Change Effects: Global and Local Views   John Abatzoglou   Joseph F. C. DiMento   Pamela Doughman   Stefano Nespor     45
The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change: How Do We Know We're Not Wrong?   Naomi Oreskes     65
Climate Change: How the World Is Responding   Joseph F. C. DiMento   Pamela Doughman     101
Climate Change as News: Challenges in Communicating Environmental Science   Andrew C. Revkin     139
Climate Change and Human Security   Richard A. Matthew     161
Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren   Joseph F. C. DiMento   Pamela Doughman     181
Glossary     197
List of Contributors     207
Index     209

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