Hot House - Global Climate Change and the Human Condition

Hot House - Global Climate Change and the Human Condition

von: Robert G. Strom

Copernicus, 2007

ISBN: 9780387686110 , 302 Seiten

Format: PDF, OL

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Hot House - Global Climate Change and the Human Condition


 

CONTENTS

6

FOREWORD

11

PREFACE

15

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

17

A GIGANTIC EXPERIMENT

19

THE ABCs OF CLIMATE CHANGE

27

A PLANETARY PERSPECTIVE

41

TIME AND CAUSES

55

A HOT AND COLD PAST

69

THE HEAT IS ON

93

THE HUMAN IMPACT

113

THE MAIN OFFENDERS

144

THE ROOT CAUSE

156

THE MELTING EARTH

167

WATER WORLD

197

WHAT'S IN STORE FOR US?

226

THE ESCAPE HATCH

239

POLITICS AND MONEY

247

IT'S NOW OR NEVER

258

MEASURING GEOLOGIC TIME

264

CLIMATE PROXIES

266

STATEMENT ON GLOBAL WARMING

270

CLIMATE-RELATED WEB SITES

272

REFERENCES

273

INDEX

311