The Rough Guide to Climate Change 2 / Edition 2

The Rough Guide to Climate Change 2 / Edition 2

by Robert Henson, Rough Guides
     
 

ISBN-10: 1858281059

ISBN-13: 9781858281056

Pub. Date: 02/04/2008

Publisher: DK

The Rough Guide to Climate Change gives the complete picture of the single biggest issue facing the planet. Cutting a swathe through scientific research and political debate, this completely updated 2nd edition lays out the facts and assesses the options- global and personal- for dealing with the threat of a warming world. The guide looks at the evolution of our

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The Rough Guide to Climate Change gives the complete picture of the single biggest issue facing the planet. Cutting a swathe through scientific research and political debate, this completely updated 2nd edition lays out the facts and assesses the options- global and personal- for dealing with the threat of a warming world. The guide looks at the evolution of our atmosphere over the last 4.5 billion years and what computer simulations of climate change reveal about our past, present, and future. This updated edition includes new information from the 2007 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and an updated politics section to reflect post-Kyoto developments. Discover how rising temperatures and sea levels, plus changes to extreme weather patterns, are already affecting life around the world. The guide unravels how governments, scientists and engineers plan to tackle the problem and includes in-depth information and lifestyle tips about what you can do to help.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858281056
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
02/04/2008
Series:
Rough Guide Reference Series
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.77(h) x 0.74(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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