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4. Extreme climates

4. Extreme climates  

Mark Maslin

in Climate: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778254
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199641130.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199641130
Humans are able to flourish in extreme climates. We have lived in every continent except Antarctica. ‘Extreme climates’ shows that problems in extremes of climate arise when they happen ... More
Weather: A Very Short Introduction

Weather: A Very Short Introduction  

Storm Dunlop

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2017
Published Online: 
Jan 2017
eISBN: 
9780191783357
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199571314.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199571314
Weather: A Very Short Introduction explains what weather is, how it differs from climate, what causes weather, and how we measure it. It shows how the different properties of ... More
8. Future climate change

8. Future climate change  

Mark Maslin

in Climate: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778254
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199641130.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199641130
One of the main challenges of the current century is predicting climate change. The concern isn't just scientific, it is economic, sociological, geopolitical, national and local, and ... More
9. Fixing climate change

9. Fixing climate change  

Mark Maslin

in Climate: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778254
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199641130.003.0009
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199641130
Can we do anything to fix climate change? ‘Fixing climate change’ considers three ways we can help stabilize climate change: ‘mitigation’ or reduction of the amount of carbon we emit; ... More
9. The transition to renewables

9. The transition to renewables  

Nick Jelley

in Renewable Energy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Mar 2020
eISBN: 
9780191864087
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198825401.003.0009
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198825401
‘The transition to renewables’ discusses the need for a large-scale transition to renewable energy. This transition is now urgent. We need to respond to the recent International Panel on ... More
Climate: A Very Short Introduction

Climate: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark Maslin

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778254
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199641130.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199641130
Climate: A Very Short Introduction considers all aspects of the global climate system, exploring and explaining the different components that control the climate on Earth. ... More

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