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Climate Change 2007 - Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability
Working Group II contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the IPCC

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  • Date Published: February 2008
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521705974

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  • The Climate Change 2007 volumes of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) provide the most comprehensive and balanced assessment of climate change available. This IPCC Working Group II volume brings us completely up-to-date on the vulnerability of socio-economic and natural systems to climate change. Written by the world's leading experts, the IPCC volumes will again prove to be invaluable for researchers, students, and policymakers, and will form the standard reference works for policy decisions for government and industry worldwide.

    • THE international, impartial report on the impacts of climate change
    • State-of-the-art analysis
    • Authors are the best international researchers on climate change
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "Every member of Congress should read this report."
    The New York Times

    "The WGII [Working Group II] report provides a balanced and objective synthesis of state-of-the-art knowledge on how climate change will impact Earth's natural and managed systems. The quality of the writing is excellent and succinct, and figure quality is superb. Given the nature of the synthesis, references used are current and appropriate, while technical terms are usefully defined in a comprehensive glossary. This WGII report is essential reading for all scientists and policymakers involved in climate change research." - Anson Mackay, Journal of Environmental Quality

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    • Date Published: February 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521705974
    • length: 986 pages
    • dimensions: 280 x 215 x 40 mm
    • weight: 2.68kg
    • contains: 300 colour illus. 50 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Preface
    Introduction
    Summary for policymakers
    Technical summary
    1. Assessment of observed changes and responses in natural and managed systems
    2. New assessment methodologies and the characterisation of future conditions
    3. Fresh water resources and their management
    4. Ecosystems, their properties, goods and services
    5. Food, fibre and forest products
    6. Coastal systems and low-lying areas
    7. Industry, settlement and society
    8. Human health
    9. Africa
    10. Asia
    11. Australia and New Zealand
    12. Europe
    13. Latin America
    14. North America
    15. Polar regions (Arctic and Antarctic)
    16. Small islands
    17. Assessment of adaptation practices, options, constraints and capacity
    18. Inter-relationships between adaptation and mitigation
    19. Assessing key vulnerabilities and the risk from climate change
    20. Perspectives on climate change and sustainability - 811 Cross-chapter case studies
    Appendix I. Glossary
    Appendix II. Contributors to the IPCC WGII Fourth Assessment Report
    Appendix III. Reviewers of the IPCC WGII Fourth Assessment Report
    Appendix IV. Acronyms and abbreviations
    Appendix V. Index and database of regional content
    Index
    CD-ROM.

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    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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