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The Resource The rough guide to climate change, written by Robert Henson ; edited and designed by Duncan Clark

The rough guide to climate change, written by Robert Henson ; edited and designed by Duncan Clark

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The rough guide to climate change
Title
The rough guide to climate change
Statement of responsibility
written by Robert Henson ; edited and designed by Duncan Clark
Title variation
Climate change
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Gives the complete picture of the single biggest issue facing our planet. ... lays out the facts and assesses the options - global and personal - for dealing with the threat of a warming world"--Page 4 of cover
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
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1960-
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Henson, Robert
Dewey number
363.73874
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981.8.C5
LC item number
H468 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Clark, Duncan
Series statement
Rough Guides reference
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  • Climatic changes
  • Global warming
  • Climatic changes
  • Global warming
  • Klimaatveranderingen
  • Broeikaseffect
  • Klimatförändringar
  • CLIMATIC CHANGES
  • GLOBAL WARMING
Label
The rough guide to climate change, written by Robert Henson ; edited and designed by Duncan Clark
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This first edition published September 2006"--Preliminary page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-334) 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
pt. 1. The basics : global warming in a nutshell. Climate change : a primer : key questions and answers ; The greenhouse effect : how global warming works ; Who's responsible? : which countries, regions and activities are warming the world -- pt. 2. The symptoms : what's happening now, and what might happen in the future. Extreme heat : too hot to handle ; Floods & droughts : two sides of a catastrophic coin ; The big melt : climate change in overdrive ; Oceans : aproblem on the rise ; Hurricanes & other storms : rough waters ; Ecosystems & agriculture : the future of flora, fauna and farming -- pt. 3. The science : how we know what we know about climate change. Keeping track : taking the planet's temperature ; The long view : a walk through climate history ; Circuits of change : modelling the future climate -- pt. 4. Debates & solutions : from spats and spin to saving the planet. A heated debate : how activists, sceptics and industry have battled for column inches and the public mind ; The predicament : can we solve global warming? ; Political solutions : Kyoto and beyond ; Technological solutions : energy, engineering and efficiency ; What you can do : reducing your carbon footprint and lobbying for action -- pt. 5. Resources : climate change books and websites
Control code
ocm68772464
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 341 pages
Isbn
9781843537113
Lccn
2006299643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o68772464
  • (OCoLC)68772464
Label
The rough guide to climate change, written by Robert Henson ; edited and designed by Duncan Clark
Link
Publication
Note
"This first edition published September 2006"--Preliminary page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-334) 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
pt. 1. The basics : global warming in a nutshell. Climate change : a primer : key questions and answers ; The greenhouse effect : how global warming works ; Who's responsible? : which countries, regions and activities are warming the world -- pt. 2. The symptoms : what's happening now, and what might happen in the future. Extreme heat : too hot to handle ; Floods & droughts : two sides of a catastrophic coin ; The big melt : climate change in overdrive ; Oceans : aproblem on the rise ; Hurricanes & other storms : rough waters ; Ecosystems & agriculture : the future of flora, fauna and farming -- pt. 3. The science : how we know what we know about climate change. Keeping track : taking the planet's temperature ; The long view : a walk through climate history ; Circuits of change : modelling the future climate -- pt. 4. Debates & solutions : from spats and spin to saving the planet. A heated debate : how activists, sceptics and industry have battled for column inches and the public mind ; The predicament : can we solve global warming? ; Political solutions : Kyoto and beyond ; Technological solutions : energy, engineering and efficiency ; What you can do : reducing your carbon footprint and lobbying for action -- pt. 5. Resources : climate change books and websites
Control code
ocm68772464
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 341 pages
Isbn
9781843537113
Lccn
2006299643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o68772464
  • (OCoLC)68772464

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