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Inhaltsangabe: Climate change is the greatest single problem we face as a planet. This important introduction skilfully guides us through the complex mix of scientific, political, social, and environmental issues to explore the possible futures for our world. Focusing on the fact that the “point of no return? may have already been passed, Boyd and Tompkins highlight the urgent need to start addressing the wide-ranging consequences of our changing climate if we want to avoid catastrophe.
Über den Autor: Emily Boyd is Lecturer in Environment and Development at the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds, UK. An associate of the Smith School of Enterprise and Environment at the University of Oxford, she been a James Martin and Leverhulme Fellow at its Environmental Change Institute. Emma Tompkins is Senior Lecturer in Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability at the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds, UK. She sits on the Editorial Board of Ecology, and Society and was an expert reviewer for the IPCC's fourth Assessment Report.
Buchbeschreibung Oneworld Publications Sep 2010, 2010. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 198x133x18 mm. Neuware - Unlike other introductions, which focus mainly on the science, this guide examines all aspects of the problem, and provides scenarios illustrating what may happen to our planet and societies in the future. 208 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781851686605