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Main Title Global warming : the complete briefing /
Author Houghton, J. T. ; Houghton, John Theodore.
Publisher Cambridge University Press,
Year Published 1997
OCLC Number 36767806
ISBN 0521620899; 9780521620895; 0521629322; 9780521629324
Subjects Global warming ; Climatic changes ; Changement climatique ; Broeikaseffect ; Anthropogene Klimaänderung ; Treibhauseffekt ; Climatologia ; Rchauffement de la Terre ; Climat--Changements ; Râechauffement de la Terre ; Anthropogene Klimaèanderung
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EHAM  QC981.8.G56H68 1997 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 09/25/1998
ENAM  QC981.8.G56H68 1997 Region 7 Library, Kansas City, KS 07/28/2000 DISPERSAL
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xv, 251 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Global warming and climate change -- The greenhouse effect -- The greenhouse gases -- Climates of the past -- Modelling the climate -- Climate change under business-as-usual -- The impacts of climate change -- Why should we be concerned? -- Weighing the uncertainty -- Strategy for action to slow and stabilize climate change -- Energy and transport for the future -- The global village. The author "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."--Cover.