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The Resource The atlas of climate change : mapping the world's greatest challenge, Kirstin Dow and Thomas E. Downing

The atlas of climate change : mapping the world's greatest challenge, Kirstin Dow and Thomas E. Downing

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The atlas of climate change : mapping the world's greatest challenge
Title
The atlas of climate change
Title remainder
mapping the world's greatest challenge
Statement of responsibility
Kirstin Dow and Thomas E. Downing
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1963-
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Dow, Kirstin
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981.8.C5
LC item number
D69 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Downing, Thomas E
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The atlas of climate change : mapping the world's greatest challenge, Kirstin Dow and Thomas E. Downing
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-109) and index
Contents
Signs of change -- Warning signs -- Polar changes -- Glacial retreat -- Everyday extremes -- Forcing change -- The greenhouse effect -- The climate system -- Interpreting past climates -- Forecasting future climates -- Driving climate change -- Emissions past and present -- Fossil fuels -- Methane and other gases -- Transportation -- Disrupting the carbon balance -- Agriculture -- Expected consequences -- Disrupted ecosystems -- Threatened water supplies -- Food security -- Threats to health -- Rising sea levels -- Cities at risk -- Cultural losses -- Responding to change -- International action -- Meeting Kyoto targets -- Carbon trading -- Financing responses -- Local commitment -- Carbon dioxide and economic growth -- Renewable energy -- Adapting to change -- Commiting to solutions -- Personal action -- Public action -- Climate change data -- Data table
Control code
70775779
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
112 p.
Isbn
9780520250239
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006050098
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70775779
Label
The atlas of climate change : mapping the world's greatest challenge, Kirstin Dow and Thomas E. Downing
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-109) and index
Contents
Signs of change -- Warning signs -- Polar changes -- Glacial retreat -- Everyday extremes -- Forcing change -- The greenhouse effect -- The climate system -- Interpreting past climates -- Forecasting future climates -- Driving climate change -- Emissions past and present -- Fossil fuels -- Methane and other gases -- Transportation -- Disrupting the carbon balance -- Agriculture -- Expected consequences -- Disrupted ecosystems -- Threatened water supplies -- Food security -- Threats to health -- Rising sea levels -- Cities at risk -- Cultural losses -- Responding to change -- International action -- Meeting Kyoto targets -- Carbon trading -- Financing responses -- Local commitment -- Carbon dioxide and economic growth -- Renewable energy -- Adapting to change -- Commiting to solutions -- Personal action -- Public action -- Climate change data -- Data table
Control code
70775779
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
112 p.
Isbn
9780520250239
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006050098
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70775779

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