- Debating global climate change -- International science societies concur that climate change is happening / RoyalSociety.org -- Nobel committee recognizes climate change scientists and advocates / R. K. Pachauri -- World's scientists acknowledge uncertainties and disagreements, but most agree climate change is a real threat / Fred Pearce -- Climate change skeptics do not receive equal funding / Jeff Mason -- European Union nations assert that policies of the United States fail to address climate change / Markus Becker and Holger Dambeck -- United Kingdom research group asserts that climate change may benefit humans / Antony Barnett and Mark Townsend -- United States Congress alleges federal interference with climate change science / United States House of Representatives, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform -- Impact of global climate change -- International economic impacts of climate change : an overview / Nicholas Stern -- Malawi's food security is threatened by climate change / Singy Hanyona -- Middle East faces water shortages and food scarcity due to climate change / United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs -- Bangladeshis fear climate change will bring stronger storms, flooding, and famine / Fred de Sam Lazaro -- Small island states face substantial challenges from rising sea levels / Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change : Working Group II -- South America's Amazon basin faces loss of animal species and habitats / Michael Case -- Canada's inuit peoples are affected by Arctic melting / Emily Gertz -- Italy's canal city of Venice must cope with rising sea levels / Eric Jaffe -- Developing nations and climate change -- Climate change disproportionately affects the inhabitants of developing nations / Rachel Oliver -- Poor nations must also work to cut carbon emissions -- International emissions restrictions may harm developing regions / Hans Martin Seip and Sigbjorn Gronas -- China's rapid development raises global levels of greenhouse gas emissions / Economist -- Combating global climate change -- Worldwide tree planting project aims to offset some emissions / United Nations Environment Programme -- Information technology companies can take action against climate change / Michael Dell -- Australia's government bans traditional light bulbs / Wendy Frew and Linton Besser -- Philippine activists protest construction of a coal-fired power plant / Greenpeace.
- Explores the politics and effects of global climate change.
- 9780737741568 (hardcover)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-222) and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Dubois copy: Purchased with funds from the Robert E. and Joyce L. Umbaugh Libraries Endowment for the Penn State DuBois Campus Library; 20089.
- Endowment Note:
- Robert E. and Joyce L. Umbaugh Libraries Endowment for the Penn State DuBois Campus Library
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