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Title: CLIMATE CHANGE: A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION
By: Mark A. Maslin
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0198719043
ISBN 13: 9780198719045
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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pub. date: 23 October, 2014
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
Series: Very Short Introductions
Pages: 216
Description: In the new edition of Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (previously titled Global Warming), Mark Maslin explores all of the key debates. Examining the most recent scientific research, he looks what climate change is, its impact on our planet, and why it's such a complex problem to solve.
Synopsis: Climate change is still, arguably, the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century. Previously published as Global Warming: A Very Short Introduction, the new edition is now Climate Change: A Very Short introduction, reflecting an important change in the terminology of the last decade. In the third edition, Mark Maslin includes crucial updates from the last few years, including the results of the 2013 IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, the effects of ocean acidification, and the impact of changes to global population and health. Exploring all of the key topics in the debate, Maslin makes sense of the complexities climate change involves, from political and social issues to environmental and scientific. Looking at its predicated impacts, he explores all of the controversies, and also explains the various proposed solutions. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
Illustrations: Approx 30-35 black and white illustrations
Publication: UK
Imprint: Oxford University Press
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