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Main Title Climate management issues : economics, sociology, and politics /
Author Gines, Julie K.
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 663951796
ISBN 9781439861066 (hardcover); 1439861064 (hardcover)
Subjects Environmental sociology ; Climatic changes--Social aspects ; Climatic change mitigation--Government policy--International cooperation ; Climatic changes--Environmental aspects ; Climatic changes--Effect of human beings on ; SCIENCE / Environmental Science ; SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Meteorology & Climatology ; SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  GE195.G54 2012 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 01/30/2012
Collation xvii, 436 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
"Climate change receives a lot of attention because it is more than just a scientific issue; it also affects economics, sociology, politics, and standards of living. This book addresses current issues surrounding climate change. With a focus on various aspects of local, national, and international management issues, the text closely analyzes the cause-and-effect relationships that impact the environment worldwide on daily, annual, and longer time scales. In addition, it examines the evolution of international cooperation and the spectrum of political views. The author also presents feasible scientific solutions and looks at advances in current research and technology, including weather prediction. "--