Climate Change And Society: Consequences Of Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

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Routledge, Apr 30, 2019 - Political Science - 192 pages
As man's ability to disrupt the climate becomes increasingly apparent,evidence is mounting that human-activity-induced climate changes may well rival anything nature can produce. If the consensus of the international climatological community is correct, and if worldwide use of fossil fuel continues to increase atmospheric carbon dioxide, mankind is
 

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Contents

Foreword by Walter Orr Roberts
Introduction
Carbon Dioxide and Climatic Change
Impacts of Climatic Change
Policy Decisions and Measures Dealing with the Carbon DioxideClimate
Appendices
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William W. Kelloggis a senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and an architect of the World Climate Programme of the World Meteorological Organization.

Robert Schwareis a political scientist in the Advanced Study Program at NCAR. They wrote this book under the auspices of the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, supported by a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy.

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