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Climate and Human Change: Disaster or Opportunity?

By: Jonathan Cowie

368 pages, Figs, tabs

Parthenon Publishing

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #82455 | ISBN: 1850709718
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Intended as an interdisciplinary overview of the issues and policy implications of climate change. Uniquely broad in scope, it authoritatively lays out arguments without providing simple answers.


Introduction. Part 1 - The global commons, policy, and economics: The Global Problem. Environmental policy, economics, and the global commons. Part II - Climatic and Human Change: History of global climate. Climate change - global warming. Greenhousegas fundamentals. Business as usual. Alternatives. Efficiency - plugged leaks. Reforestation - the garden versus the greenhouse. Energy policy. Part III - Economic and greenhouse perceptions: Freeing the green market. Perceptions and responses. Futureclimatic and human change. Appendix. Index.

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