ISBN-10:
1844076482
ISBN-13:
9781844076482
Pub. Date:
07/28/2009
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Climate Change: The Science, Impacts and Solutions / Edition 2

Climate Change: The Science, Impacts and Solutions / Edition 2

by A. Barrie Pittock

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844076482
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/28/2009
Edition description: 2
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Barrie Pittock led the Climate Impact Group in CSIRO until his retirement in 1999. He contributed to or was a lead author of all four major reports for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.He was awarded a Public Service Medal in 1999 and is a CSIRO Honorary Fellow.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

1. Climate Change Matters

2. Learning From the Past

3. Projecting the Future

4. Uncertainty is Inevitable, But Risk is Certain

5. What Climate Changes Are Likely?

6. Impacts: Why Be Concerned?

7. Adaptation: Living With Climate Change

8. Mitigation: Limiting Climate Change

9. Climate Change in Context

10. The Politics of Greenhouse

11. International Concern and National Interests

12. Accepting the Challenge

Glossary (with acronyms)

Index

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