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The Atlas of Climate Change

Mapping the World"s Greatest Challenge (Atlas Of... (University of California Press))

by Kirstin Dow

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American studies,
  • History,
  • Science,
  • History: American,
  • Africa,
  • The Americas,
  • USA,
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies),
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Nature / General,
  • Africa - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10435033M
    ISBN 100520255585
    ISBN 109780520255586

    Book Description. As climate change and extreme weather events increasingly threaten traditional landscapes and livelihoods of entire communities the need to study its impact on human migration and population displacement has never been greater. The Atlas of Environmental Migration is the first illustrated publication mapping this complex.   Drawing on research from around the world, this atlas gives shape and meaning to statistics, making it an indispensable resource for understanding global inequalities and an inspiration for social and political action. Inequality underlies many of the challenges facing the world today, and The Atlas of Global Inequalities considers the issue in all its dimensions.

    Description - The Atlas of Climate Change by Professor Kirstin Dow This highly acclaimed atlas distills the vast science of climate change, providing a reliable and insightful guide to this rapidly growing field. Since the publication of the first edition, climate change has .   The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World’s Greatest Challenge presents in clear and concise visual form the impacts and effects, solutions and mitigation actions surrounding climate change.

    Part 8: Climate Change Data Data tables. Sources. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Since the first edition of this highly acclaimed Atlas was published in (it won the 'Planeta Environment Book of the Year' award) climate change has climbed even further up the global agenda.   Five of the best climate-change novels This is a hard book to read but also, as Andrew O’Hagan put it, “the first great masterpiece of the globally warmed generation”. Cloud Atlas.


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