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Climate Change - Past, Present, and Future: A Very Short Guide

Series: Palaeontological Research Institution Special Publication Series Volume: 38

By: Warren D Allmon, Trisha A Smrecak and Robert M Ross

Paleontological Research Institute

Paperback | Dec 2010 | #191793 | ISBN-13: 9780877104919
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About this book

Climate change will likely be the major environmental - and perhaps economic and social - issue of the twenty-first century. It is controversial, confusing, and hugely important. This book is a concise, user-friendly handbook that addresses the major features of the science behind this very complex topic. The authors explain - clearly and with a minimum of jargon - the basis for the three central conclusions of modern climate science: that the Earth is warming, that humans are mainly responsible, and that these changes will be extremely challenging for humans to deal with.


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