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As Climate Changes: International Impacts and Implications

Edited By: Kenneth M Strzepek and Joel B Smith

213 pages, 15 col plates, 112 line illus, 52 tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #47197 | ISBN: 0521467969
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | #47198 | ISBN: 052146224X
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About this book

Result of the first comprehensive study of world-wide climate fluctuations, funded by the US EPA, which involved more than 150 scientists across the globe. Common climate change scenarios are used to examine the impacts on agriculture, water resources, coastal resources, and forests. The studies focus on the impacts of climate change in developing countries around the world.

' ! a valuable source book.' Peter D. Moore, New Scientist


Contents

Executive summary; 1. Introduction; 2. World food supply; 3. Complex river basins; 4. Global sea-level rise; 5. Human health; 6. Global forests; 7. An assessment of integrated climate change impacts on Egypt; 8. Adaptation policy.

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