In the new edition of Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction, Mark...
Series: Very Short Introduction Series (VSI) Volume: 118
By: Mark A Maslin(Author)
192 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Global warming is arguably the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty first century. This concise and accessible explanation of the key topics in the debate if fully updated for 2008. It brings the reader right up to date by describing recent developments – from US policy to the UK Climate Change Bill, and where we stand with the Kyoto Protocol. It also includes a chapter on local solutions, reflecting the now widely held view that to mitigate any impending disaster governments and individuals must act together.
1: What Is Global Warming?
2: A Brief History of the Global Warming Debate
3: What is the Evidence for Climate Change?
4: How Do You Model the Future?
5: What are the Possible Future Impacts?
9: Visions of a Zero-Carbon Future
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