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Main Title Climate change : causes, effects, and solutions /
Author Hardy, J. T.
Publisher J. Wiley,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 51315301
ISBN 0470850183; 0470850191; 9780470850183; 9780470850190
Subjects Climatic changes ; Nature--Effect of human beings on ; Klimaänderung ; Climatic changes--Environmental aspects ; Klimaèanderung
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  QC981.8.C5H2565 2003 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 10/26/2010
Collation xi, 247 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-240) and index.
Contents Notes
Climate change -- past, present and future -- Earth and the greenhouse effect -- Past climate change : lessons from history -- Recent climate change : the Earth responds -- Future climate change : the twenty-first century and beyond -- Ecological effects of climate change -- Effects on freshwater systems -- Effects on terrestrial ecosytems -- Climate change and agriculture -- Climate change and the marine environment -- Human dimensions of climate change -- Impacts on human settlement and infrastructure -- Effects of climate change on human health -- Mitigation : reducing the impacts -- Policy, politics and economics of climate change. "This book is an ideal text for courses in global climate change, or as a supplement to courses in environmental studies, natural science, climatology, or physical geography. Additionally, it is essential reading for journalists, environmental policymakers, and everyone who seeks to understand the consequences of climate change and the steps we must take to sustain a livable planet."--Jacket.