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Author Bedford, Daniel, author.

Title Climate change : examining the facts / Daniel Bedford and John Cook.

Publication Info. Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, [2016]


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Description xvi, 214 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Contemporary debates
Contemporary debates.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The evidence regarding climate change -- The causes of climate change -- The likely impacts of climate change -- Scientific consensus on climate change -- Responding to climate change.
Summary "The authors of this work examine 35 specific claims that have been made about global climate change by believers and skeptics. These assertions, some true, some false, will guide readers to a much deeper understanding of the extent of climate change; whether any climate change that is taking place is human-caused; whether climate change is likely to be a serious problem in the future; whether scientists agree on the fundamentals of climate change; and whether climate change impacts can be mitigated. Examples of specific issues that are scrutinized and explained in the book include: trends in the extent and condition of Arctic and Antarctic Sea ice packs, the accuracy of climate forecasting models, whether extreme weather events are increasing as a result of climate change, and the benefits and drawbacks of various schemes to limit greenhouse gas emissions"--Publishers website.
Subject Climatic changes.
Global warming.
Climate change mitigation.
Climate change mitigation. (OCoLC)fst01749583
Climatic changes. (OCoLC)fst00864229
Global warming. (OCoLC)fst00943506
Erwärmung Meteorologie. (DE-588)4344515-9
Klimaänderung. (DE-588)4164199-1
Klimaschutz. (DE-588)7547705-1
Umweltindikator. (DE-588)4201889-4
Added Author Cook, John (Climatologist), author.
Cook, John, author.
ISBN 9781440835681 (hardback) (acid-free paper)
1440835683 (hardback) (acid-free paper)

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