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The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge


By: Kirstin Dow and Thomas E Downing

128 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps, tables


Paperback | Oct 2011 | Edition: 3 | #188465 | ISBN-13: 9781849712170
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Since the first edition of this highly acclaimed atlas was published in 2006, climate change has climbed even further up the global agenda. This new edition features: the outcomes of the negotiations at the UNFCC conference in Copenhagen; the latest developments in climate change research and data on its impacts around the world; new coverage of the role played by the world's oceans; estimates of the economic impact of climate change; and, updated maps and graphics wherever data is available.

If you want to understand the evidence, causes and consequences of climate change, as well as what we can do to deal with it, get your copy today
- Antony Turner, CarbonSense

"Condenses key findings from the scientists and is packed with facts, graphs and maps explaining how climate change is affecting the planet"
- The Guardian


Part I: Signs of Change
Part II: Forcing Change
Part III: Driving Climate Change
Part IV: Expected Consequences
Part V: Responding to Change
Part VI: Committing to Solutions
Part VII: Climate Change Data

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Kirstin Dow (University of South Carolina) is Senior Research Fellow at Stockholm Environment Institute.

Thomas E. Downing (Stockholm Environment Institute) is a Visiting Professor at Oxford University, contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and advisor to the UK Climate Impacts Programme.

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