Global Climate Change / Edition 1

Global Climate Change / Edition 1

by Sharon Spray
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0742522210

ISBN-13: 9780742522213

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742522213
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Exploring Environmental Challenges: A Multidisciplinary Approach Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 From Ice Cores to Tree Rings: Understanding Climate Change from a Geological Perspective Chapter 2 Beyond the Horizon: Understanding the Atmospheric Physics of Climate Change Chapter 3 Ecosystems in Danger: An Ecological Perspective on Climate Change Chapter 4 Cultural Responses to Climate Change: An Anthropological Perspective Chapter 5 Money, Markets and Priorities: An Economic Perspective on Climate Change Chapter 6 Negotiating our Climate: Understanding the Politics of Climate Change Chapter 7 Conclusion: The Long Road Ahead

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