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The Resource Climate change : an encyclopedia of science and history, Brian C. Black, general editor ; David M. Hassenzahl, Jennie C. Stephens, Gary Weisel, and Nancy Gift, associate editors

Climate change : an encyclopedia of science and history, Brian C. Black, general editor ; David M. Hassenzahl, Jennie C. Stephens, Gary Weisel, and Nancy Gift, associate editors

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Climate change : an encyclopedia of science and history
Title
Climate change
Title remainder
an encyclopedia of science and history
Statement of responsibility
Brian C. Black, general editor ; David M. Hassenzahl, Jennie C. Stephens, Gary Weisel, and Nancy Gift, associate editors
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eng
Summary
The articles in this book are designed to inform readers' decision making through the insight of scholars from around the world, each of whom brings a unique approach to this topic. The work goes beyond pure science to consider other important factors, weighing the cultural, historical, and policy-driven contributors to this issue. In addition, the book explores the ideas that have converged and evolved in order to clarify our current predicament. By considering climate change in this holistic fashion, this reference collection will prepare readers to consider the issue from every angle --Back cover
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363.738/7403
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illustrations
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index present
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QC903
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.C48 2013
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non fiction
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QC903
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.C48 2013
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
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1966-
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Black, Brian
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  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Klimaänderung
  • Forschung
Label
Climate change : an encyclopedia of science and history, Brian C. Black, general editor ; David M. Hassenzahl, Jennie C. Stephens, Gary Weisel, and Nancy Gift, associate editors
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1651-1693) and index
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Volume 1. A-D -- volume 2. E-G -- volume 3. H-S -- volume 4. T-W
  • Agriculture and Adaptation in Developing Countries
  • Agriculture and Adaptation in the United States
  • Algae Cultivation: Algaculture
  • Alternative Transportation
  • American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment
  • Animal Habits and Extinctions: Recent Changes
  • An Inconvenient Truth Brings Climate Change to the Mainstream
  • Anthropocene
  • Anthropocene: Scientific Discourse
  • Arctic Amplification
  • v. 1.
  • Arrhenius, Svante August (1859-1927)
  • Art and Climate Change References
  • Atmospheric Circulation: Historical Overview
  • Automobile History
  • Automobiles and Environmental Impacts
  • Balance of Nature
  • Biomass Carbon
  • Biomass Energy and Biofuels
  • Bolin, Bert Rickard Johannes (1925-2007)
  • Broad Arrow Policy
  • A-D.
  • Broecker, Wallace Smith (1931- )
  • Brundtland, Gro Harlem (1939- )
  • Cap and Trade Economics
  • Capture, Rule of
  • Carbon Capture and Storage
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere and Oceans
  • Carbon Sequestration
  • Carter, Jimmy, and the 1970s Oil Crisis and Alternative Energy
  • Certified Emission Reductions Projects: Financing
  • Introduction
  • Children's Health and Climate Change
  • China's National Climate Policy
  • Chlorofluorocarbons
  • Christian Response to Climate Change
  • Chu, Steven (1948- )
  • Clean Coal
  • Climate Change and Biodiversity Policies
  • Climate Change Communication
  • Climate Change Skeptics and Public Policy
  • Climate Education Considerations
  • Abrupt Climate Change
  • Climate Education Trends in U.S. Higher Education
  • Climate Literacy
  • Climate Policy in the Obama Administration
  • Climate Refugees
  • Climatic Determinism
  • Climatic Research Unit
  • Climatic Research Unit Email Controversy
  • Climatology as a Profession
  • Clusters for Sustainability and Green Energy
  • Coal Power
  • Aerosols: Research and Science
  • Coastal Planning Policies in Developed Countries
  • Coastal Planning Policies in Developing Countries
  • Computer Simulations of Climate Change
  • Consumer Culture: Chemicals and Plastics
  • Continental Drift
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
  • Coral Bleaching
  • Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards
  • Crichton, Michael (1942-2008)
  • Dansgaard, Willi (1922-2011)
  • Aerosols and Climate Change
  • Deforestation
  • Dendrochronology: Studying Tree Rings
  • Desertification
  • Afforestation
  • Agriculture and Adaptation in China
  • Emergence of Ecology
  • Emiliani, Cesare (1922-1995)
  • Emissions Trading Scheme
  • Energy Conservation and Efficiency
  • Energy Sources and Shortages
  • Energy Technology Innovation
  • Enhanced Geothermal Energy
  • Enron and Energy Trading
  • Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Environmentalism of the 1970s
  • v. 2.
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Implications for Oil Producing Countries
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Influence on Native Americans
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change in China
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change in India
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change in the United States
  • Environmental Movement: 1980-2000
  • Environmental Thought in the 19th Century
  • European Union Climate Policy
  • Extinctions: Early Earth History
  • E-G.
  • Extreme Weather
  • Feedback Mechanisms
  • Food and Nutrition Security
  • Forest Conservation, U.S.
  • Fossil Fuels: Current and Projected
  • Fossil Fuel Use and Industrialization
  • Fracking
  • FutureGen
  • Gaia Hypothesis
  • Gender and Climate Science
  • Early-Geothermal
  • Geochemical Carbon Management
  • Geoengineering
  • Geoengineering and Public Policy
  • Geography and Climate Change
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Glaciers and Glacial Extent
  • Global Atmospheric Research Program
  • Global Cooling in the 1970s
  • Global Warming Literature
  • Gore, Albert Arnold, Jr. (1948- )
  • Early Industrialization
  • Government Concerns for Human Health
  • Green Culture and American Environmentalism
  • Greenhouse Effect
  • Green Party in the United States
  • Green Revolution
  • Greenwashing
  • Earth First! and Ecoradicalism
  • Eco-Art: Loss of Habitat, Species Migration, and Extinction
  • Eco-Art and Ocean Acidification
  • El Niño-Southern Oscillation
  • Hydropower
  • Individual Energy Choices
  • Informal Climate Education
  • Inhofe, James (1934- )
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Reports
  • International Geophysical Year
  • International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
  • Jackson, Lisa (1962- )
  • v. 3.
  • Jones, Anthony Kapel "Van" (1968- )
  • Keeling, Charles David (1928-2005)
  • Kyoto Protocol
  • Laki Volcanic Eruption of 1783
  • Landscape Art in the 19th Century
  • Lappé, Anna (1973- )
  • Lappé, Frances Moore (1944- )
  • Lead
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
  • Little Ice Age
  • H-S.
  • Lomborg, Bjørn (1965- )
  • Love Canal Homeowners Association
  • Lovelock, James (1919- )
  • Maathai, Wangari (1940- )
  • Marcellus Shale
  • Marsh, George Perkins (1801-1882)
  • McKibben, Bill (1960- )
  • Medieval Warm Period
  • Meteorology in the 19th Century
  • Methane
  • Hadley Centre
  • Microhydropower
  • Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
  • NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
  • National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • National Climatic Data Center
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • National Weather Service
  • Nitrogen Cycle
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • North American Free Trade Agreement
  • Hansen, James E. (1941- )
  • Nuclear Power Policy
  • Nuclear Power Technology
  • Nuclear Winter
  • Ocean Acidification
  • Ocean Circulation
  • Oceanic Carbon
  • Oil Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Oil Spills and the Marine Environment
  • Oil Use
  • Ostrum, Elinor Awan (1933- )
  • Hawken, Paul (1946- )
  • Pachauri, Rajendra (1940- )
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Passive House Designed for Conservation
  • Passive Solar Buildings
  • Peak Oil
  • Photovoltaic Technology
  • Pickens Plan for Wind Energy
  • Precautionary Principle
  • Presidential Election of 2000
  • Public Attitudes toward Climate Change around the World
  • Health Impacts of Climate Change
  • Public Attitudes toward Climate Change in the United States
  • Recycling in the United States
  • Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Risk Management Perspective
  • Robinson, Kim Stanley (1952- )
  • Schneider, Stephen H. (1945-2010)
  • Science Assessment for Policy Decisions
  • Sediment Cores
  • Shackleton, Nicholas John (1937-2006)
  • Holdren, John P. (1944- )
  • Shiva, Vandana (1952- )
  • Singer, Peter (1946- )
  • Skeptics, Naysayers, Anomalies, and Controversies
  • Smart Grids
  • Social-Ecological Resilience and Climate Change
  • Social Movements Related to Climate Change
  • Social Policy Adaptation, Child Poverty, and Global Warming
  • Solar Energy
  • Solar Variability
  • Sport-Utility Vehicles
  • Human History and Climate Change
  • Sprawl and New Urbanism
  • Uncertainty and Controversy: Risks of Climate Change
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Urban Planning and Climate Policy
  • Visual Arts Exhibitions Focused on Climate Change
  • Vulnerability
  • Water Resources and Adaptation in the United States
  • Waxman-Markey Climate Bill: American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009
  • Weather Control and Artificial Climates
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Wind Power
  • v. 4.
  • Wind Power Debate along Cape Cod
  • Women and Climate Change
  • Woodwell, George M. (1930- )
  • World Climate Research Programme
  • World Mayors' Organizations
  • Appendix 1:
  • Copenhagen Accord
  • Appendix 2:
  • The Marrakesh Accords
  • Appendix 3:
  • T-W.
  • Kyoto Protocol
  • Appendix 4:
  • Cancun Agreements
  • Appendix 5:
  • President Barack Obama's 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference Speech
  • Appendix 6:
  • Richard Muller's Testimony to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Appendix 7:
  • James Hansen Speech, "Global Warming Twenty Years Later: Tipping Points Near"
  • Appendix 8:
  • Tambora Eruption and the Global Climate Emergency of 1815-1818
  • Cancun Adaptation Framework, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Appendix 9:
  • 2010 Climate Action Report, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Appendix 10:
  • Climate Change: Impacts, Vulnerabilities, and Adaptation in Developing Countries
  • Appendix 11:
  • State of Connecticut et al. v. American Electric Power Company, Inc. et al.
  • Appendix 12:
  • Massachusetts et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency et al.
  • Appendix 13:
  • Temperature Record
  • IPCC First Assessment Report
  • Appendix 14:
  • IPCC Second Assessment Report
  • Appendix 15:
  • IPCC Third Assessment Report
  • Appendix 16:
  • IPCC Fourth Assessment Report
  • General Bibliography
  • About the Editors and Contributors
  • Index
  • 350.org
  • Tidal Energy
  • Tipping Point
  • Transportation
Control code
ocn768800369
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
4 volumes (xx, 1774 pages)
Isbn
9781598847611
Lccn
2012034673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781598847611
  • (OCoLC)768800369
Label
Climate change : an encyclopedia of science and history, Brian C. Black, general editor ; David M. Hassenzahl, Jennie C. Stephens, Gary Weisel, and Nancy Gift, associate editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1651-1693) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Volume 1. A-D -- volume 2. E-G -- volume 3. H-S -- volume 4. T-W
  • Agriculture and Adaptation in Developing Countries
  • Agriculture and Adaptation in the United States
  • Algae Cultivation: Algaculture
  • Alternative Transportation
  • American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment
  • Animal Habits and Extinctions: Recent Changes
  • An Inconvenient Truth Brings Climate Change to the Mainstream
  • Anthropocene
  • Anthropocene: Scientific Discourse
  • Arctic Amplification
  • v. 1.
  • Arrhenius, Svante August (1859-1927)
  • Art and Climate Change References
  • Atmospheric Circulation: Historical Overview
  • Automobile History
  • Automobiles and Environmental Impacts
  • Balance of Nature
  • Biomass Carbon
  • Biomass Energy and Biofuels
  • Bolin, Bert Rickard Johannes (1925-2007)
  • Broad Arrow Policy
  • A-D.
  • Broecker, Wallace Smith (1931- )
  • Brundtland, Gro Harlem (1939- )
  • Cap and Trade Economics
  • Capture, Rule of
  • Carbon Capture and Storage
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere and Oceans
  • Carbon Sequestration
  • Carter, Jimmy, and the 1970s Oil Crisis and Alternative Energy
  • Certified Emission Reductions Projects: Financing
  • Introduction
  • Children's Health and Climate Change
  • China's National Climate Policy
  • Chlorofluorocarbons
  • Christian Response to Climate Change
  • Chu, Steven (1948- )
  • Clean Coal
  • Climate Change and Biodiversity Policies
  • Climate Change Communication
  • Climate Change Skeptics and Public Policy
  • Climate Education Considerations
  • Abrupt Climate Change
  • Climate Education Trends in U.S. Higher Education
  • Climate Literacy
  • Climate Policy in the Obama Administration
  • Climate Refugees
  • Climatic Determinism
  • Climatic Research Unit
  • Climatic Research Unit Email Controversy
  • Climatology as a Profession
  • Clusters for Sustainability and Green Energy
  • Coal Power
  • Aerosols: Research and Science
  • Coastal Planning Policies in Developed Countries
  • Coastal Planning Policies in Developing Countries
  • Computer Simulations of Climate Change
  • Consumer Culture: Chemicals and Plastics
  • Continental Drift
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
  • Coral Bleaching
  • Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards
  • Crichton, Michael (1942-2008)
  • Dansgaard, Willi (1922-2011)
  • Aerosols and Climate Change
  • Deforestation
  • Dendrochronology: Studying Tree Rings
  • Desertification
  • Afforestation
  • Agriculture and Adaptation in China
  • Emergence of Ecology
  • Emiliani, Cesare (1922-1995)
  • Emissions Trading Scheme
  • Energy Conservation and Efficiency
  • Energy Sources and Shortages
  • Energy Technology Innovation
  • Enhanced Geothermal Energy
  • Enron and Energy Trading
  • Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Environmentalism of the 1970s
  • v. 2.
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Implications for Oil Producing Countries
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Influence on Native Americans
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change in China
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change in India
  • Environmental Justice and Climate Change in the United States
  • Environmental Movement: 1980-2000
  • Environmental Thought in the 19th Century
  • European Union Climate Policy
  • Extinctions: Early Earth History
  • E-G.
  • Extreme Weather
  • Feedback Mechanisms
  • Food and Nutrition Security
  • Forest Conservation, U.S.
  • Fossil Fuels: Current and Projected
  • Fossil Fuel Use and Industrialization
  • Fracking
  • FutureGen
  • Gaia Hypothesis
  • Gender and Climate Science
  • Early-Geothermal
  • Geochemical Carbon Management
  • Geoengineering
  • Geoengineering and Public Policy
  • Geography and Climate Change
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Glaciers and Glacial Extent
  • Global Atmospheric Research Program
  • Global Cooling in the 1970s
  • Global Warming Literature
  • Gore, Albert Arnold, Jr. (1948- )
  • Early Industrialization
  • Government Concerns for Human Health
  • Green Culture and American Environmentalism
  • Greenhouse Effect
  • Green Party in the United States
  • Green Revolution
  • Greenwashing
  • Earth First! and Ecoradicalism
  • Eco-Art: Loss of Habitat, Species Migration, and Extinction
  • Eco-Art and Ocean Acidification
  • El Niño-Southern Oscillation
  • Hydropower
  • Individual Energy Choices
  • Informal Climate Education
  • Inhofe, James (1934- )
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Reports
  • International Geophysical Year
  • International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
  • Jackson, Lisa (1962- )
  • v. 3.
  • Jones, Anthony Kapel "Van" (1968- )
  • Keeling, Charles David (1928-2005)
  • Kyoto Protocol
  • Laki Volcanic Eruption of 1783
  • Landscape Art in the 19th Century
  • Lappé, Anna (1973- )
  • Lappé, Frances Moore (1944- )
  • Lead
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
  • Little Ice Age
  • H-S.
  • Lomborg, Bjørn (1965- )
  • Love Canal Homeowners Association
  • Lovelock, James (1919- )
  • Maathai, Wangari (1940- )
  • Marcellus Shale
  • Marsh, George Perkins (1801-1882)
  • McKibben, Bill (1960- )
  • Medieval Warm Period
  • Meteorology in the 19th Century
  • Methane
  • Hadley Centre
  • Microhydropower
  • Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
  • NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
  • National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • National Climatic Data Center
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • National Weather Service
  • Nitrogen Cycle
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • North American Free Trade Agreement
  • Hansen, James E. (1941- )
  • Nuclear Power Policy
  • Nuclear Power Technology
  • Nuclear Winter
  • Ocean Acidification
  • Ocean Circulation
  • Oceanic Carbon
  • Oil Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Oil Spills and the Marine Environment
  • Oil Use
  • Ostrum, Elinor Awan (1933- )
  • Hawken, Paul (1946- )
  • Pachauri, Rajendra (1940- )
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Passive House Designed for Conservation
  • Passive Solar Buildings
  • Peak Oil
  • Photovoltaic Technology
  • Pickens Plan for Wind Energy
  • Precautionary Principle
  • Presidential Election of 2000
  • Public Attitudes toward Climate Change around the World
  • Health Impacts of Climate Change
  • Public Attitudes toward Climate Change in the United States
  • Recycling in the United States
  • Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Risk Management Perspective
  • Robinson, Kim Stanley (1952- )
  • Schneider, Stephen H. (1945-2010)
  • Science Assessment for Policy Decisions
  • Sediment Cores
  • Shackleton, Nicholas John (1937-2006)
  • Holdren, John P. (1944- )
  • Shiva, Vandana (1952- )
  • Singer, Peter (1946- )
  • Skeptics, Naysayers, Anomalies, and Controversies
  • Smart Grids
  • Social-Ecological Resilience and Climate Change
  • Social Movements Related to Climate Change
  • Social Policy Adaptation, Child Poverty, and Global Warming
  • Solar Energy
  • Solar Variability
  • Sport-Utility Vehicles
  • Human History and Climate Change
  • Sprawl and New Urbanism
  • Uncertainty and Controversy: Risks of Climate Change
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Urban Planning and Climate Policy
  • Visual Arts Exhibitions Focused on Climate Change
  • Vulnerability
  • Water Resources and Adaptation in the United States
  • Waxman-Markey Climate Bill: American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009
  • Weather Control and Artificial Climates
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Wind Power
  • v. 4.
  • Wind Power Debate along Cape Cod
  • Women and Climate Change
  • Woodwell, George M. (1930- )
  • World Climate Research Programme
  • World Mayors' Organizations
  • Appendix 1:
  • Copenhagen Accord
  • Appendix 2:
  • The Marrakesh Accords
  • Appendix 3:
  • T-W.
  • Kyoto Protocol
  • Appendix 4:
  • Cancun Agreements
  • Appendix 5:
  • President Barack Obama's 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference Speech
  • Appendix 6:
  • Richard Muller's Testimony to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Appendix 7:
  • James Hansen Speech, "Global Warming Twenty Years Later: Tipping Points Near"
  • Appendix 8:
  • Tambora Eruption and the Global Climate Emergency of 1815-1818
  • Cancun Adaptation Framework, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Appendix 9:
  • 2010 Climate Action Report, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Appendix 10:
  • Climate Change: Impacts, Vulnerabilities, and Adaptation in Developing Countries
  • Appendix 11:
  • State of Connecticut et al. v. American Electric Power Company, Inc. et al.
  • Appendix 12:
  • Massachusetts et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency et al.
  • Appendix 13:
  • Temperature Record
  • IPCC First Assessment Report
  • Appendix 14:
  • IPCC Second Assessment Report
  • Appendix 15:
  • IPCC Third Assessment Report
  • Appendix 16:
  • IPCC Fourth Assessment Report
  • General Bibliography
  • About the Editors and Contributors
  • Index
  • 350.org
  • Tidal Energy
  • Tipping Point
  • Transportation
Control code
ocn768800369
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
4 volumes (xx, 1774 pages)
Isbn
9781598847611
Lccn
2012034673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781598847611
  • (OCoLC)768800369

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