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Published by Battelle Press in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

  • Climatic changes -- Social aspects.,
  • Human ecology.,
  • Environmental policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Other titlesHuman choice & climate change
    Statementedited by Steve Rayner, Elizabeth L. Malone.
    ContributionsRayner, Steve, 1953-, Malone, Elizabeth L., 1947-
    LC ClassificationsQC981.8.C5 H83 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL701336M
    ISBN 101574770454, 1574770403
    LC Control Number97049711

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Series: Human Choice and Climate Change (Book 1) Paperback: pages; Publisher: Battelle Pr; 1st edition (October 1, ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds; 5/5(1).

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View Book Human Choice and Climate Change assesses social science research relevant to global climate change from a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary work.

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Human Choice and Climate Change. The first totally comprehensive analysis and appraisal of the social science dimension of research into global climate change. This internationally significant work draws on the whole range of social sciences to set the agenda for.

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out of 5 stars Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore. out of 5 stars Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever out of 5 stars The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, out of 5 stars Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself out of 5 stars   The opening chapter summarises the unfolding of climate change and its impacts on climate around the world.

The main part of the book comprises 11 chapters outlining the impacts of climate change, focusing on topics such as food and farming, water, health, the natural environment, migration and conflict.

The books survey the state of the art of the social sciences with regard to global climate change research; recognise global climate change research as policy relevant; review what is currently known, uncertain, and unknown in the social science areas relevant to global change; assemble and summarise findings from the international research community; report these findings within behavioural and Author: Elizabeth L.

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Volume 1: The societal framework}, author = {Raynor, S and Malone, E}, abstractNote = {This book is Volume 1 of a four-volume set which assesses social science research that is relevant to global climate change from a wide-ranging interdisciplinary perspective.

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Research is also shedding light on actions that might be taken to limit the magnitude of climate change and adapt to its impacts. Climate Change: Evidence, Impacts, and Choices is intended to help people understand what is known about climate change. First, it lays out the evidence that human activities, especially the burning of fossil fuels, are responsible for much of the warming and related changes.

The document, written by Steve Rayner and Elizabeth Malone inis a version of the final chapter in Human Choice and Climate Change, a four volume assessment of the social science research relevant to global climate change. Overall, Climate Change: Biological and Human Aspects is a fine treatment of global climate change and interactions with biological systems that can be used to inform a variety of readers.

It has value as an educational introduction to climate change for nonscientists as well as a refresher for by:   adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: Richard Perkins.

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xxxix References xiii The natural science of global climate. Climate change is a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years. It may be a change in average weather conditions, or in the distribution of weather around the average conditions (i.e., more or fewer extreme weather events).

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