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Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction

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By: Mark A Maslin(Author)
187 pages, 42 b/w illustrations, 5 tables
Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction
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In the new edition of Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction, Mark Maslin explores all of the key debates. Examining the most recent scientific research, he looks what climate change is, its impact on our planet, and why it's such a complex problem to solve.

New to this edition:
- Previously titled Global Warming: VSI, but now changed to Climate Change: VSI to reflect developments in the terminology over the past decade
- Includes the most up to date scientific findings from the 2013 IPCC Fifth Assessment Report
- Explores the impact of the United Nations Copenhagen Climate Change conference, Rio 20+, and political developments around the world
- Adds the latest science and politics of geoengineering
- Looks at the latest social science research about why people do or do not accept the science of climate change

Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface to the third edition
Abbreviations
List of illustrations
List of tables
Introduction

1: What is climate change?
2: The climate change debate
3: Evidence for climate change
4: Modeling future climate
5: Climate change impacts
6: Climate surprises
7: Politics of climate change
8: Solutions
9: Envisioning the future
Further rea

Acknowledgements
Preface to the third edition
Abbreviations
List of illustrations
List of tables
Introduction
1: What is climate change?
2: The climate change debate
3: Evidence for climate change
4: Modeling future climate
5: Climate change impacts
6: Climate surprises
7: Politics of climate change
8: Solutions
9: Envisioning the future

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Popular Science
By: Mark A Maslin(Author)
187 pages, 42 b/w illustrations, 5 tables
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