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Copenhagen Diagnosis Updating the World on the Latest Climate Science

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ISBN-10: 0123869994

ISBN-13: 9780123869999

Edition: 2011

Authors: Matthew England, 26 Leading Scientists Staff

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The Copenhagen Diagnosis is a summary of the global warming peer reviewed science since 2007. Produced by a team of 26 scientists led by the University of New South Wales Climate Research Centre, the Diagnosis convincingly proves that the effects of global warming have gotten worse in the last three years. It is a timely update to the UN's Intercontinental Panel on Climate Change 2007 Fourth Assessment document (IPCC AR4). The report places the blame for the century long temperature increase on human factors and says the turning point "must come soon". If we are to limit warming to 2 degrees above pre-industrial values, global emissions must peak by 2020 at the latest and then decline…    
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List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 4/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 114
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgement
Executive Summary
Greenhouse Gases and the Carbon Cycle
The Atmosphere
Extreme Events
Land Surface
Permafrost and Hydrates
Mountain Glaciers and Ice Caps
Ice Sheets of Greenland and Antarctica
Ice Shelves
Sea Ice
The Oceans
Global Sea Level
Abrupt Change and Tipping Points
Lessons from the Past
The Future
Bibliography
About the Authors