The Regions and Global Warming

The Regions and Global Warming : Impacts and Response Strategies

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Stemming from a major international essay competition on regional responses to global climate change, this book covers developed and underdeveloped countries alike. It provides valuable background information for policy makers, businesses, and industry. Divided into three parts, the contents focus firstly upon the concept of a regional approach to climate change and the methods best suited to studying its impacts. The second part illustrates the variety of impacts that regions will experience as a result of climatic change and the third describes policies designed to deal with climate change.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 347 pages
  • 170 x 250 x 25mm | 1,100g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • halftones, line illustrations, maps, tables
  • 0195075862
  • 9780195075861

Table of contents

Introduction: Global warming as a regional issue. Part 1: Identifying regional impacts of and vulnerabilities to climate change. Part 2: Analysing the regional impacts of climate change. Part 3: Developing regional policies for climate changeshow more