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Global Warming The Complete Briefing

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ISBN-10: 1107463793

ISBN-13: 9781107463790

Edition: 5th 2015 (Revised)

Authors: John T. Houghton

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How much of global warming is due to human activities? How far will it be possible to adapt to changes of climate? John Houghton's definitive, full colour, guide to climate change answers these questions and more by providing the best and latest information available, including the latest IPCC findings. The simple, logical flow of ideas gives an invaluable grounding in the science, as well as the physical and human impacts of climate change for undergraduate students across a wide range of disciplines. Accessible to both scientists and non-scientists, the text avoids mathematical equations and includes more technical material in boxes, while simple figures help students to understand the…    
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Book details

Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/7/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 396
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Sir John Houghton CBE, FRS is a former Chairman of the Scientific Assessment Working Group of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Chairman of the UK's Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, Vice President of the World Meteorological Organisation, President of the Royal Meteorological Society, and Professor of Atmospheric Physics at Oxford University. He was Chief Executive of the UK Meteorological Office from 1983 to his retirement in 1991. As well as the previous editions of this book, he is author of The Physics of Atmospheres (Cambridge University Press, in three editions), and has published numerous research papers and contributed to many influential research documents.