Drought Follows the Plow: Cultivating Marginal Areas

Drought Follows the Plow: Cultivating Marginal Areas

by Michael H. Glantz
     
 

Challenging the popular view that future droughts will be caused by climate change as opposed to human activities and demographic variations, this study predicts that such problems will occur in fragile environments, whether or not global climate alteration occurs.  See more details below

Overview

Challenging the popular view that future droughts will be caused by climate change as opposed to human activities and demographic variations, this study predicts that such problems will occur in fragile environments, whether or not global climate alteration occurs.

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"...Policy makers, scientists, and the public can look to this book to find information about the threats of global climate change." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

"...provides a useful, timely packet of lessons. Delegates to the Conference of Parties are well advised to read this brief treatise; it contains a rich body of information on drought and desertification. This may inspire their drive toward much-needed action." Mohammed Kassas, International Environment Affairs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521442527
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

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