Climate Change: Causes, Effects, and Solutions
John Wiley & Sons, 2003 M07 9 - 260 pages
Human-induced climate change is a serious concern, drawing increasing attention from the media, policy makers and citizens around the world. This comprehensive and thought-provoking volume explains in easily understandable language the potential effects of climate change on our planet and our lives.
Climate Change: Causes, Effects and Solutions examines the latest scientific findings without any advanced technical knowledge. It goes beyond a description of changes in the physical environment to consider the broader issues of ecological, economic and human effects of climate change.
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Essential reading for undergraduates and general readers who want to heighten their knowledge and understanding of this important problem.
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