2 edition of The science of climate change and policy implications found in the catalog.
The science of climate change and policy implications
Kyle S. Hartzell
|Statement||editor, Kyle S. Hartzell|
|LC Classifications||QC903 .S46 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009031971|
An accessible introduction to climate change that outlines key scientific, economic, and political issues, reviews how the global community has addressed the issue to date, and discusses the options being explored for further action. Climate Change: A Reference Handbook offers readers a way to separate science from politics on this crucial and often contentious issue. The history of the scientific discovery of climate change began in the early 19th century when ice ages and other natural changes in paleoclimate were first suspected and the natural greenhouse effect first identified. In the late 19th century, scientists first argued that human emissions of greenhouse gases could change the other theories of climate change were advanced.
Get this from a library! Climate change: science and policy implications. [Jane A Leggett; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.] -- Almost all scientists agree that the Earth's climate is changing, having warmed by to o Celsius ( to o Fahrenheit) since the Industrial Revolution. Science indicates that the Earth's. Recent work at the “science in society” end of climate change research—notably Dessler and Parson's book The Science and Politics of Climate Change29and Hulme's Why We Disagree About Climate Change30—pointed to the complexities (and crude realities) of climate change policy debates in which the values of scientific objectivity collide with narrow economic interests.
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Provides a concise, thorough overview of the science, technology, economics, policy, and politics of climate change in a single volume.
Ideal for undergraduate/graduate courses in environmental policy and climate change. Explains interactions between science and politics that make climate change a contentious and potentially confusing s: 1. Climate Change: Science and Policy Implications Summary Almost all scientists agree that the Earth’s climate is changing, having warmed by to o Celsius ( to o Fahrenheit) since the Industrial Revolution.
Science indicates that the Earth’s global average temperature is now approaching, or. The science of climate change and policy implications.
[Kyle S Hartzell;] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Science and Policy Implications; Climate Change: Science Update ; Index.
Series Title: Climate change and its causes, effects, and prediction series. It is widely accepted in the scientific community that climate change is a reality, and that changes are happening with increasing rapidity.
In this second edition, leading climate researcher 5/5(2). The final version of this book has not been published yet. You can pre-order a copy of the book and we will send it to you when it becomes available. We will not charge you for the book until it ships.
Pricing for a pre-ordered book is estimated and subject to change. All backorders will be released at the final established price. This book is extremely readable, and something that all interested in climate change and its consequences should have.’ Source: Journal of Biosocial Science 'The Stern Review of The Economics of Climate Change is a vital step forward in securing an effective global policy on climate change.
A leading international peer-reviewed academic journal, publishing on all aspects of climate change policy, including adaptation and mitigation, governance and negotiations, policy design.
in adapting to the effects of climate change. This book outlines the impact of climate change in four developing country regions: Africa, Asia, Latin America and small island developing States; the vulnerability of these regions to future climate change; current adaptation plans, strategies and actions; and future adaptation options and needs.
11 The Science of Climate Change 31 Temperature Extremes, Health, and Human Capital 51 Climate Change, Conflict, and Children 73 Impacts of Natural Disasters on Children 93 Pollution and Climate Change Implications of Climate Change for Children in Developing about climate change and appropriate policy response is often framed in terms.
Search in this book series. Climate Change Research Evaluation and Policy Implications Proceedings of the International Climate Change Research Conference December • Maastricht, National and international economic instruments for climate change policy.
J.B. Opschoor. Pages 77. Policy Implications of Greenhouse Warming: Mitigation, Adaptation, and the Science Base.
Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / × Save. Cancel. Page 32 Issues, Assumptions, and Values. Three questions frame the study of climate change: Is it happening. Can we stop it. How can we cope with it.
Asking the third. This shift in focus from the basic science of climate change to its public-policy implications has been a disaster for climate activists, exposing the flabbiness at the core of their position.
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There are many resources available that describe the implications of climate change. Some present information on historically observed changes (e.g., temperature, precipitation) while others project changes into the future based on alternative scenarios (e.g.
frequency of intense storms in the future). “Climate Change Science and Policy is the first book to successfully combine a discussion of the current state of climate science with ideas for climate change mitigation in a comprehensive, yet surprisingly readable, collection of papers by authors working in both the physical and social sciences.
Climate change is an aspect of environmental science that has been studied throughout the centuries. There are a number of historical and scientific theories that suggest there is a link between climate change and human advancement from prehistoric to modern times.
The IPCC is the United Nations body assigned with the task of providing policymakers with regular assessments on climate change and its implications. It utilises the expertise of scientists around the world to produce comprehensive assessment reviews every 8 years or so, and a number of more focused ‘special reports’ in between.
to climate change Implications and strategies for all investors. Even if you are skeptical about the science of climate change, there is no escaping a swelling tide of climate-related regulation. Technological changes in areas such as renewables carbon, the authors of the book Climate.
Climate action is goal 13 of UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Future impacts of climate change depend on climatic changes, the level of climate change policy, both mitigation and adaptation, and socio-economic status and development pathways.
To investigate the climate change policy impact of socio-economic development pathways, we develop three pathways. Climate change controls represent a market shift; the formation of new markets in pollution, pollution credits, money and emission abatement technology.
And in any such transition, there will be winners and losers, those that embrace the shift and those that resist it. Climate change presents perhaps the most profound challenge ever to have confronted human social, political, and economic systems.
The stakes are massive, the risks and uncertainties severe, the economics controversial, the science besieged, the politics bitter and complicated, the psychology puzzling, the impacts devastating, the interactions with other environmental and non .Cambridge Core - Environmental Policy, Economics and Law - Climate Change and Ocean Governance - edited by Paul G.
Harris.Dr. Lemery has expertise in austere and remote medical care, as well as the effects of climate change on human health. He sits on the National Academy of Medicine’s (IOM) Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine and is currently the Medical Director for the National Science Foundation’s Polar Research program.