Climate Change: Causes, Effects, and Solutions

  • Publish Date: 2003-06-27
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: John T. Hardy
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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 withoutany 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.

The book explains:

  • the causes and effects of climate change from a naturaland human environment perspective.
  • mitigation options and policies that could reduce the impacts of climate change.
  • global impacts - with case studies are taken from North America, Europe, Australasia and elsewhere.

Essential reading for undergraduatesandgeneral readers who want to heighten their knowledge and understanding of this important problem.