Hot House: Global Climate Change and the Human Condition

Hardcover | August 27, 2007

byRobert G. Strom

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Global warming is addressed by almost all sciences including many aspects of geosciences, atmospheric, the biological sciences, and even astronomy. It has recently become the concern of other diverse disciplines such as economics, agriculture, demographics and population statistics, medicine, engineering, and political science.This book addresses these complex interactions, integrates them, and derives meaningful conclusions and possible solutions. The text provides an easy-to-read explanation of past and present global climate change, causes and possible solutions to the problem, including the politics and reasons why this is such a politically charged issue.

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Global warming is addressed by almost all sciences including many aspects of geosciences, atmospheric, the biological sciences, and even astronomy. It has recently become the concern of other diverse disciplines such as economics, agriculture, demographics and population statistics, medicine, engineering, and political science.This boo...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.39 inPublished:August 27, 2007Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:038734179X

ISBN - 13:9780387341798

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Table of Contents

Foreword (by David Suzuki).- Chapter 1: We've Got a Problem.- Chapter 2: A Planetary Perspective.- Chapter 3: How do we Know and Why?- Chapter 4: A Hot and Cold Past.- Chapter 5: The Heat is On.- Chapter 6: Shame on Us.- Chapter 7: The Root Cause.- Chapter 8: The Melting Earth.- Chapter 9: Water World.- Chapter 10: The Biological Fingerprint.- Chapter 11: Hold on to your Hat.- Chapter 12: How will we Survive?- Chapter 13: The Escape Hatch.- Chapter 14: The Psychology, Politics and Economics of Global Warming.- Epilogue.