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John Houghton explores the scientific basis of global warming and the likely impacts of climate change on human society in this comprehensive guide to the subject. He then addresses the action that could be taken by governments, industry and individuals to mitigate the effects of global warming. Previous Edition Hb (1997): 0-521-62089-9 Previous Edition Pb (1997): 0-521-62932-2

Synopsis:

A new edition of a textbook on global warming for students and general readers.

Synopsis:

Global Warming: the Complete Briefing is the most comprehensive guide available to the subject. A world-renowned expert, Sir John Houghton explores the scientific basis of global warming and the likely impacts of climate change on human society, before addressing the action that could be taken by governments, by industry and by individuals to mitigate the effects. The first two editions received excellent reviews, and this completely updated new edition will prove to be the best briefing the student or interested general reader could wish for.

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Sir John Houghton's Global Warming: the Complete Briefing is the most comprehensive guide available to the science and politics of global warming. The first edition received excellent reviews, and this completely updated new edition will prove to be the best briefing the student or interested general reader could wish for.

Synopsis:

The best briefing on global warming the student or interested general reader could wish for.

Synopsis:

Up-to-date new edition of leading textbook on global warming for students and general readers.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the first edition; Introduction to the second edition; 1. Global warming and climate change; 2. The greenhouse effect; 3. The greenhouse gases; 4. Climates of the past; 5. Modelling the climate; 6. Climate change under business-as-usual; 7. The impacts of climate change; 8. Why should we be concerned?; 9. Weighing the uncertainty; 10. A strategy for action to slow and stabilize climate change; 11. Energy and transport for the future; 12. The global village; Glossary; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521528740
Subtitle:
The Complete Briefing
Author:
Houghton, John T
Author:
Houghton, John T.
Author:
Houghton, John
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Weather
Subject:
Global warming
Subject:
Climatic changes
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
PRB 02-36F
Publication Date:
August 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
382
Dimensions:
9.14x5.38x.77 in. 1.67 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A new edition of a textbook on global warming for students and general readers.
"Synopsis" by , Global Warming: the Complete Briefing is the most comprehensive guide available to the subject. A world-renowned expert, Sir John Houghton explores the scientific basis of global warming and the likely impacts of climate change on human society, before addressing the action that could be taken by governments, by industry and by individuals to mitigate the effects. The first two editions received excellent reviews, and this completely updated new edition will prove to be the best briefing the student or interested general reader could wish for.
"Synopsis" by , Sir John Houghton's Global Warming: the Complete Briefing is the most comprehensive guide available to the science and politics of global warming. The first edition received excellent reviews, and this completely updated new edition will prove to be the best briefing the student or interested general reader could wish for.
"Synopsis" by , The best briefing on global warming the student or interested general reader could wish for.
"Synopsis" by , Up-to-date new edition of leading textbook on global warming for students and general readers.
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