The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change: A Guide to the Debate / Edition 1by Andrew E. Dessler, Edward A. Parson
Pub. Date: 01/31/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Climate variability has become the primary environmental concern of the 21st Century. Yet, despite the scientific community's warnings of the imminent dangers of global warming, politicians world-wide have failed to agree on what to do about this potentially devastating environmental problem. This introductory primer informs scientists, policy makers and the general public by clarifying the conflicting claims of the debate.
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Table of Contents1. Global climate change: a new type of environmental problem; 2. Science, politics, and science in politics; 3. Climate change: present scientific knowledge and uncertainties; 4. The climate change policy debate: impacts and potential responses; 5. The present impasse and steps forward; Glossary; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
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