The Two Degrees Dangerous Limit for Climate Change: Public Understanding and Decision Making

The Two Degrees Dangerous Limit for Climate Change: Public Understanding and Decision Making

by Christopher Shaw

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317667803
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/16/2015
Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 138
File size: 439 KB

About the Author

Christopher Shaw is a Knowledge Exchange Research Fellow at the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford, and Visiting Fellow at the University of Sussex, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction  Part 1. Climate Change Narratives  1. The stories we tell about climate change  2. Two Degrees and the environmental limits 3. Critical discourse analysis of climate change narratives  Part 2 Defining dangerous climate change  4. The science of the two degree limit  5. Do public narratives reflect the science?  6. Who loses in a two degree world  Part 3 The future of the two degree limit  7. What next for two degrees?  8. Climate change - the terminus of modernity? Conclusion

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