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About this book
About this book
With contributions from a wide range of environmental organizations, including the World Wildlife Fund, National Audubon Society, and the Environmental Defense Fund, as well as from academia and government institutions, this book focuses on the greenhouse effect and its relation to issues such as deforestation, overpopulation and hunger.
Changes in temperature and hydrology caused by increases of atmospheric carbon dioxide as predicted by general circulation models, R.T. Wetherald; Sources of carbon dioxide, deforestation, reforestation and climate in the 21st century, R.A. Houghton; Tree rings and past climatic variability, E. Cook; Consequences of global warming on biological diversity, R. Peters; Double jeopardy for migrating wildlife, R. Lester; Multiple threats to wildlife: climate change, air pollution and habitat fragmentation, R.L. Wyman; Climate change, wildfire, and processes in eastern US forests, J. Clark; Climate change, sea level rise and costal resources, S. Leatherman; Global climate change and water resources, J. Hayes; Species extinction and human activity - past, present and future, D. Steadman; Impact of climatic change on human health and disease, J. Longstreth; Climatic change and US agriculture, D. Dudek; Climate change and human mortality, L. Kalkstein; Regulatory responses to climatic and environmental change, T.C. Jorling; The challenge of global warming, D.E. Abrahamson; Now what do we do? - R.L. Wyman, et al.