The Warming Papers

Published in: Google Books > Science > global warming | Published on 23/Feb/2021 09:11

416 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2011-01-05
Global warming is arguably the defining scientific issue of modern times, but it is not widely appreciated that the foundations of our understanding were laid almost two centuries ago with the postulation of a greenhouse effect by Fourier in 1827. The sensitivity of climate to changes in atmospheric CO2 was first estimated about...[Read More]

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Routledge Handbook of Climate Change and Society

Published in: Google Books > Nature > global warming | Published on 23/Feb/2021 01:21

512 pages , Routledge , 2010-07-12
As the time-scales of natural change accelerate and converge with those of society, Routledge Handbook of Climate Change and Society takes the reader into largely uncharted territory in its exploration of anthropogenic climate change. Current material is used to highlight the global impact of this issue, and the necessity for multidisci...[Read More]

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Global Climate Change and U.S. Law

Published in: Google Books > Law > global warming | Published on 23/Feb/2021 00:44

754 pages , American Bar Association , 2007
This comprehensive, current examination of U.S. law as it relates to global climate change begins with a summary of the factual and scientific background of climate change based on governmental statistics and other official sources. Subsequent chapters address the international and national frameworks of climate change law, inc...[Read More]

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Reason in a Dark Time Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed -- and What It Means for Our Future

Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > global warming | Published on 22/Feb/2021 22:52

288 pages , Oxford University Press , 2014-02-28
From the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference there was a concerted international effort to stop climate change. Yet greenhouse gas emissions increased, atmospheric concentrations grew, and global warming became an observable fact of life. In this book, philosopher Dale Jamieson explains what cli...[Read More]

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Living in Denial Climate Change, Emotions, and Everyday Life

Published in: Google Books > Science > global warming | Published on 22/Feb/2021 22:32

304 pages , MIT Press , 2011-03-11
An analysis of why people with knowledge about climate change often fail to translate that knowledge into action. Global warming is the most significant environmental issue of our time, yet public response in Western nations has been meager. Why have so few taken any action? In Living in Denial, sociologist Kari Norgaard searches for an...[Read More]

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Climate Change and Global Health

Published in: Google Books > Medical > global warming | Published on 22/Feb/2021 22:12

346 pages , CABI , 2016-07-20
There is increasing understanding, globally, that climate change will have profound and mostly harmful effects on human health. This authoritative book brings together international experts to describe both direct (such as heat waves) and indirect (such as vector-borne disease incidence) impacts of climate change, set in a broad, internation...[Read More]

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Preparing for Climate Change

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112 pages , MIT Press , 2010-09-10
Why we should prepare for climate change now by taking anticipatory action in vulnerable regions. Global momentum is building to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. So far, so good. The less happy news is that Earth's temperatures will continue to rise for decades. And evidence shows that climbing temperatures are already having serious co...[Read More]

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Global Warming

Published in: Google Books > Political Science > global warming | Published on 22/Feb/2021 21:04

188 pages , Greenwood Publishing Group , 2010
Presents an overview of global warming, detailing its history, its causes, and controversies regarding government response and scientific research.

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Experimenting on a Small Planet A Scholarly Entertainment

Published in: Google Books > Science > global warming | Published on 22/Feb/2021 20:40

963 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2012-12-13
This book is a thorough introduction to climate science and global change. The author is a geologist who has spent much of his life investigating the climate of Earth from a time when it was warm and dinosaurs roamed the land, to today's changing climate. Bill Hay takes you on a journey to understand how the clim...[Read More]

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An End to Global Warming

Published in: Google Books > Nature > global warming | Published on 22/Feb/2021 19:28

209 pages , Elsevier , 2002-09-16
The 6+ billion inhabitants of earth aspire to higher standards of living. This takes energy. If fossil fuels continue to be the key source of energy their waste product, carbon dioxide, will produce disagreeable changes in the climate. Depletion of fossil fuels will cause the cost of energy and fuel based chemicals to spiral. Climate cha...[Read More]

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Climate Change as Social Drama Global Warming in the Public Sphere

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > global warming | Published on 22/Feb/2021 18:40

247 pages , Cambridge University Press , 2015-05-05
Climate Change as Social Drama looks at the cultural sociology of climate change in public communication.

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Global Warming, Militarism and Nonviolence The Art of Active Resistance

Published in: Google Books > Nature > global warming | Published on 22/Feb/2021 16:03

272 pages , Palgrave Macmillan , 2013-06-28
Militarism is the elephant in the room of global warming. Of all government sectors, 'Defence' has the highest carbon footprint and expenditure, yet has largely been exempt from international scrutiny and regulation. Marty Branagan uses Australian and international case studies to show that nonviolence is a viable alternative t...[Read More]

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