Encyclopedia of global warming and climate change [3 Vols] by George Philander

By George Philander

2008 top Reference, Library Journal

"The effect of world warming is swiftly evolving. This worthwhile source presents a great old evaluation and framework of this subject and serves as a normal source for geography, oceanography, biology, climatology, historical past, and lots of different matters. an invaluable reference for a large viewers of industrial pros and executive officers in addition to for most people; crucial for either educational and public libraries."
―Library Journal

"This is an invaluable set as a result of person kingdom entries in addition to the general-audience language . . ."
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The Encyclopedia of world Warming and weather Change is helping readers find out about the astonishingly complex techniques that make ours the one planet recognized to be liveable. those 3 volumes comprise greater than 750 articles that discover significant subject matters on the topic of worldwide warming and weather change―ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social results to medical causes.

Key Features

  • Contains a 4-color, 16-page insert that could be a finished advent to the complexities of worldwide warming
  • Includes assurance of the technological know-how and historical past of weather switch, the polarizing controversies over climate-change theories, the position of societies, the commercial and fiscal components, and the sociological features of weather change
  • Emphasizes the significance of the results, tasks, and ethics of weather change
  • Presents contributions from top students and institutional specialists within the geosciences
  • Serves as a basic source for geography, oceanography, biology, climatology, historical past, and lots of different subjects

The Encyclopedia of world Warming and weather Change offers a basically nonscientific source to knowing the complexities of weather switch for educational and public libraries.

READER'S GUIDE

Atmospheric Sciences
Climate
climate and Society
Climate switch, results
Climate Feedbacks
Climate Models
Countries: Africa
Countries: Americas
Countries: Asia
Countries: Europe
Countries: Pacific
Glaciology
Government and foreign Agencies
Institutions learning weather Change
Oceanography
Paleo-Climates
People
Programs And Conventions

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Priore, H. Cullen, I. Hajdas, and G. Bonani, and published in the journal Science in November 1997. This article, and related work, led to a substantial body of research on abrupt climate changes—when the Earth’s temperature has either significantly increased or decreased over a short period of time—and also the possible causes of these changes. A development of this theory came from two other scientists associated with those skeptical of global warming, S. Fred Singer of the University of Virginia, and Dennis Avery of the Hudson Institute in New York.

Oceanographer Roger Revelle warned that humanity is conducting a “large-scale geophysical experiment” on the planet by releasing greenhouse gases. 1958 Astronomers identified the Greenhouse Effect on Venus, where temperatures are far above the boiling point of water. 1960 A report found that global temperatures had declined since the early 1940s. American scientist Charles David Keeling set up the first continuous monitoring of carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere. Keeling soon finds a regular rise in temperatures.

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