Oxford Univ Pr
Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction
Our books on climate change are quick easy reads. To the point. Climate change is still, arguably, the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century. Previously published asGlobal Warming: A Very Short Introduction, the new edition has been renamedClimate Change: A Very Short introduction, to reflect the important change in the terminology of the last decade.
In the third edition, Mark Maslin includes crucial updates from the last few years, including the results of the 2013 IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, the effects of ocean acidification, and the impact of changes to global population and health. Exploring key topics in the debate, Maslin makes sense of the complexities of climate change, from political and social issues to environmental and scientific ones. Looking at its predicated impacts, he explores the controversies, and explains various proposed solutions.
187 Pages : Pub Date - 11/09/07