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Global Warming

The Complete Briefing

John Houghton, Former Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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How much of global warming is due to human activities? How far will it be possible to adapt to changes of climate? Sir John Houghton's definitive, full colour guide to climate change answers these questions and more by providing the best and latest information available, including the latest IPCC findings. The simple, logical flow of ideas gives an invaluable grounding in the science, as well as the physical and human impacts of climate change, for undergraduate students across a wide…

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Key features

  • Fully updated throughout with the latest IPCC results from the 2014 reports
  • Simple, full colour illustrations help students understand the conclusions the science leads to, without being overwhelmed by vast amounts of data
  • Avoids mathematical equations and includes more technical material in boxes, making it accessible to both scientists and non-scientists
  • Written by a leading figure at the forefront of action to confront humanity's most serious environmental problem

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781316134245
  • Subjects Climate,Earth and Environmental Sciences,Environmental Policy, Economics and Law
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 07 May 2015
    • ISBN: 9781107463790
    • Dimensions (mm): 246 x 189 mm
    • Weight: 0.86g
    • Contains: 173 colour illus. 15 tables 110 exercises
    • Page extent: 396 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 07 May 2015
    • ISBN: 9781107091672
    • Dimensions (mm): 246 x 189 mm
    • Weight: 1.02g
    • Contains: 173 colour illus. 15 tables 110 exercises
    • Page extent: 396 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 01 February 2019
    • ISBN: 9781316134245

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