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Global Environmental Change

Series: Issues in Environmental Science and Technology

Edited By: RM Harrison and RE Hester

Royal Society of Chemistry

Paperback | Apr 2002 | #132336 | ISBN: 0854042806
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About this book

Provides a balanced overview of the problems associated with global warming, discussing air pollution, rising sea levels, the effect on climate change on human health and the role of environmental performance in industry.


Contents

An overview of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its process of science assessment; A perspective on global air pollution problems; Influence of climate variability and change on the structure, dynamics and exploitation of marine ecosystems; Rising sea levels: potential impacts and responses; Climate change, global food supply and risk of hunger; Global environmental changes and human health; Corporate environmental performance.

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Biography

Ronald E Hester is at the University of York, UK Roy M Harrison OBE is at the University of Birmingham, UK

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