ISBN-10:
3642062911
ISBN-13:
9783642062919
Pub. Date:
12/15/2010
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Global Warming - Myth or Reality?: The Erring Ways of Climatology / Edition 1

Global Warming - Myth or Reality?: The Erring Ways of Climatology / Edition 1

by Marcel Leroux
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Overview

This book seeks to separate fact from fiction in the global-warming debate. The author begins by describing the history of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and many other conferences, and their dire predictions on global temperatures, rainfall, weather and climate, while highlighting confusion and sensationalism media reports. He then lays out the "heretical" scientific case of the sizable skeptical scientific community who challenge the accepted wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642062919
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/15/2010
Series: Springer Praxis Books
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages: 510
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- UNEP/IPCC history.- Conclusions of IPCC.- The message through the media.- The greeenhouse effect.- The climate models.- The possible causes of climate change.- The general circulation of the atmosphere.- The observational facts: palaeoclimatology.- The observational facts: present temperature.- The observational facts: present rainfall and weather.- The sea: its level and oceanographical 'explanations'.- GHE and drought in the tropical margins.- GHE and 'oscillations': NAO; NPO.- GHE would increase frequency of El Niño.- Real warming: a disaster or a benefit.- The true priorities of climatology.- Conclusions.

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