Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States (BOK)

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This book is the most comprehensive report to date on the wide range of impacts of climate change in the United States. It is written in plain language to better inform members of the public and policymakers. The report finds that global warming is unequivocal, primarily human-induced, and its impacts are already apparent in transportation, agriculture, health, and water and energy supplies. These impacts are expected to grow with continued climate change - the higher the levels of greenhouse gas emissions, the greater the impacts. The report illustrates how these impacts can be kept to a minimum if greenhouse gas emissions are reduced. The choices we make now will determine the severity of climate change impacts in the future. This book will help citizens, business leaders, and policymakers at all levels to make informed decisions about responding to climate change and its impacts.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2009 Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521144070 Antall sider 192
Dimensjoner 21,5cm x 27,9cm x 1,1cm Vekt 630 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Jerry M. Melillo, Susan Joy Hassol, Thomas Peterson, Thomas R. Karl
Emner og form Climate change, Meteorology & climatology

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