The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge

The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge

by Kirstin Dow, Thomas E. Downing
     
 

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"No challenge is more urgent than the need to achieve climate security. We will not succeed unless we base our decisions on a clear understanding of the complex interplay between the choices we are making and their consequences for natural and human systems. This pioneering atlas sets out much of the available knowledge in an attractive and accessible way. It will

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"No challenge is more urgent than the need to achieve climate security. We will not succeed unless we base our decisions on a clear understanding of the complex interplay between the choices we are making and their consequences for natural and human systems. This pioneering atlas sets out much of the available knowledge in an attractive and accessible way. It will become an essential point of reference for anyone looking for a quick and accurate overview of this multidisciplinary subject."—John Ashton, Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520250239
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/02/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author


Kirstin Dow is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of South Carolina, Senior Research Fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute, a contributor to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, and Principal Investigator in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments research network addressing climate services. Thomas E. Downing is Executive Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute, Oxford Office; Visiting Professor at Oxford University; contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; and advisor to national and international programs on climate change.

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