The Discovery of Global Warming / Edition 2

The Discovery of Global Warming / Edition 2

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by Spencer R. Weart
     
 

In 2001 an international panel of climate scientists announced that the world was warming at a rate without precedent during at least the last two millennia. The story of how scientists reached that conclusion was the story Weart told in The Discovery of Global Warming. The award-winning book is now revised and expanded to reflect the latest science.See more details below

Overview

In 2001 an international panel of climate scientists announced that the world was warming at a rate without precedent during at least the last two millennia. The story of how scientists reached that conclusion was the story Weart told in The Discovery of Global Warming. The award-winning book is now revised and expanded to reflect the latest science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674031890
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/15/2008
Series:
New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine Series, #13
Edition description:
Revised and Expanded Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
538,091
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.12(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

  • Preface

  1. How Could Climate Change?
  2. Discovering a Possibility
  3. A Delicate System
  4. A Visible Threat
  5. Public Warnings
  6. The Erratic Beast
  7. Breaking into Politics
  8. Speaking Science to Power
  9. The Work Completed...and Begun

  • Reflections
  • Milestones
  • Notes
  • Index

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