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Global Climate Change

Global Climate Change

by Sharon Spray
     
 

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This collection of essays is designed to introduce students to the topic of global climate change from multidisciplinary perspectives. It begins with the premise that global warming is occurring and climate change poses a threat to our natural environment and the health of future generations. The contributors approach the topic with the belief that the more

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This collection of essays is designed to introduce students to the topic of global climate change from multidisciplinary perspectives. It begins with the premise that global warming is occurring and climate change poses a threat to our natural environment and the health of future generations. The contributors approach the topic with the belief that the more knowledgeable students are about the topic, the better equipped they will be for meeting the challenge of changing global climate.

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A useful introduction that assumes no scientific background and uses relatively accessible language. The treatment of topics is generally accurate, and the continuity between chapters is excellent.
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A useful introduction that assumes no scientific background and uses relatively accessible language. The treatment of topics is generally accurate, and the continuity between chapters is excellent.
These small volumes are designed to present current environmental concerns in a focused, accessible format. Spray (political science, Elon U.) and McGlothlin (biology, U. of the South) have written the introduction and conclusion to this volume, which contains chapters by American specialists on the geology, atmospheric physics, ecology, anthropology, economics, and politics of climate change. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742522206
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Exploring Environmental Challenges: A Multidisciplinary Approach Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.62(d)

Meet the Author

Sharon Spray is professor of political science at Elon College, and Karen McGlothlin is professor of biology at the University of the South.

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