A Very Short IntroductionBook - 2009
Global warming is arguably the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century. This iVery Short Introduction/i provides a concise and accessible explanation of the key topics in the debate: looking at the predicted impact of climate change, exploring thepolitical controversies of recent years, and explaining the proposed solutions. Fully updated for 2008, Mark Maslin's compelling account brings the reader right up to date, describing recent developments from US policy to the UK Climate Change Bill, and where we now stand with the Kyoto Protocol. He also includes a chapter on local solutions, reflecting the now widely held viewthat, to mitigate any impending disaster, governments as well as individuals must to act together.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2009.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill., maps ; 18 cm.