Hot House: Global Climate Change and the Human Condition / Edition 1

Hot House: Global Climate Change and the Human Condition / Edition 1

by Robert G. Strom
     
 

ISBN-10: 038734179X

ISBN-13: 9780387341798

Pub. Date: 08/28/2007

Publisher: Springer New York

Global warming is addressed by almost all sciences including many aspects of geosciences, atmospheric, the biological sciences, and even astronomy. It has recently become the concern of other diverse disciplines such as economics, agriculture, demographics and population statistics, medicine, engineering, and political science.

This book addresses these complex

Overview

Global warming is addressed by almost all sciences including many aspects of geosciences, atmospheric, the biological sciences, and even astronomy. It has recently become the concern of other diverse disciplines such as economics, agriculture, demographics and population statistics, medicine, engineering, and political science.

This book addresses these complex interactions, integrates them, and derives meaningful conclusions and possible solutions. The text provides an easy-to-read explanation of past and present global climate change, causes and possible solutions to the problem, including the politics and reasons why this is such a politically charged issue.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387341798
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

A Gigantic Experiment.- The ABCs of Climate Change.- A Planetary Perspective.- Time and Causes.- A Hot and Cold Past.- The Heat Is On.- The Human Impact.- The Main Offenders.- The Root Cause.- The Melting Earth.- Water World.- What’s in Store for Us?.- The Escape Hatch.- Politics and Money.- It’s Now or Never.

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