Climate Change: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues)

By: Downie, David; Brash, Kate; Vaughan, Catherine

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"Climate Change: A Reference Handbook" offers readers a way to separate science from politics on this crucial and often contentious issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the science and public policy of climate change, including discussion of historical developments, today's key concepts, and the future of climate science and policy.

"Climate Change" begins by explaining the science behind global climate change, including the growing consensus that human activity is a major contributing factor. It then takes an objective look at the key conflicts in climate science and policy, describes those that have been resolved, and offers a balanced review of proposals for those that have not. A separate chapter focuses on the scientific, economic, and political aspects of climate change as they are playing out specifically in the United States.

Title: Climate Change: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues)

Author Name: Downie, David; Brash, Kate; Vaughan, Catherine

Categories: Environment,

Publisher: ABC-CLIO:

ISBN Number: 1598841521

ISBN Number 13: 9781598841527

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: SKU9141975