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2. The climate change debate

2. The climate change debate  

Mark Maslin

in Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
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9780191788376
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10.1093/actrade/9780198719045.003.0002
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‘The climate change debate’ describes the combination of factors that led to recognition and acceptance of climate change, including that it was anthropogenic, beginning with climate change ... More
5. Climate change impacts

5. Climate change impacts  

Mark Maslin

in Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

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Oct 2014
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9780191788376
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10.1093/actrade/9780198719045.003.0005
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What is dangerous climate change? What is our coping range? ‘Climate change impacts’ assesses the potential effects of climate change on the natural environment as well as on human ... More
6. Climate surprises

6. Climate surprises  

Mark Maslin

in Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

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Oct 2014
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10.1093/actrade/9780198719045.003.0006
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The assumption of a linear relationship between greenhouse gases and climate change may be wrong. ‘Climate surprises’ examines the possibility that there are thresholds—or tipping points—in ... More
5. Environmental futures

5. Environmental futures  

Andrew Dobson

in Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
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9780191781209
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10.1093/actrade/9780199665570.003.0006
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Environmental politics is a feature of the political landscape, which, now that it is established, is likely to persist well into the future. In part this is because the problems that have ... More
9. Envisioning the future

9. Envisioning the future  

Mark Maslin

in Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

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Oct 2014
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10.1093/actrade/9780198719045.003.0009
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‘Envisioning the future’ considers some of the deep questions of why humanity seems unable to deal with the question of pollution. The challenge of climate change must be seen within the ... More
3. Evidence for climate change

3. Evidence for climate change  

Mark Maslin

in Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

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Oct 2014
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9780191788376
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10.1093/actrade/9780198719045.003.0003
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‘Evidence for climate change’ considers both past and recent climate change through changes in temperature, precipitation, and relative global sea level to show that significant changes in ... More
2. Ideas

2. Ideas  

Andrew Dobson

in Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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10.1093/actrade/9780199665570.003.0003
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‘Ideas’ explains the key ideas driving environmental politics. It begins with The Limits to Growth (1972) that questioned the long-term future of the Earth as a life-support system for ... More
4. Local and global, North and South

4. Local and global, North and South  

Andrew Dobson

in Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introduction

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10.1093/actrade/9780199665570.003.0005
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Environmental problems have an international—even a global—character. Environmental politics is therefore, at least in part, an international politics. ‘Local and global, North and South’ ... More
4. Modelling future climate

4. Modelling future climate  

Mark Maslin

in Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

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Oct 2014
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9780191788376
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10.1093/actrade/9780198719045.003.0004
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‘Modelling future climate’ is about understanding the fundamental physical processes of the climate system. Modelling future climate considers the carbon cycle, cooling effects, carbon ... More
3. Movements, parties, policies

3. Movements, parties, policies  

Andrew Dobson

in Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
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9780191781209
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10.1093/actrade/9780199665570.003.0004
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‘Movements, parties, policies’ explains the ‘machinery’ of environmental politics—the movement that nurtures and expresses the politics, the parties that are the electoral vehicles for ... More

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