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Confronting climate change : risks, implications, and responses / edited by Irving M. Mintzer ; assistant editors, Art Kleiner and Amber Leonard
Bib ID 365084
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Description Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1992 
xiv, 382 p. : ill. ; 31 cm. 
ISBN 0521420911
0521421098
Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: 1. Living in a warming world
  • Part I. The Science of Climate Change: 2. Linkages between global warming, ozone depletion, acid deposition, and other aspects of global environmental change
  • 3. Climate sensitivity, climate feedbacks and policy implications
  • 4. Lessons from the ice cores: rapid climate changes during the last 160,000 years
  • 5. Changes in climates of the past: lessons for the future
  • 6. Indices and indicators of climate change: issues of detection, validation and climate sensitivity
  • Part II. Impacts of Climate Change: 7. Future sea level rise: environmental and socio-political considerations
  • 8. Effects of climate change on food production
  • 9. Effects of climate change on shared fresh water resources
  • 10. Effects of climate change on weather-related disasters
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Climatic changes.
Other authors/contributors Mintzer, Irving M

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