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The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge (The Earthscan Atlas) Paperback – 28 Nov 2007

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Product details

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; Revised Edition edition (28 Nov 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844075222
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844075225
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 0.9 x 24.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 723,661 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Condenses key findings from the scientists and is packed with facts, graphs and maps explaining how climate change is affecting the planet.' Guardian 'This pioneering atlas will become an essential point of reference for anyone looking for a quick and accurate overview of this multidisciplinary subject.' John Ashton, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) 'This is a remarkable piece of work and extremely readable. What is most heartening about this book is not only the wealth of information it conveys but the powerful illustrations and graphics.' R K Pachauri, Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 'The Atlas of Climate Change is a valuable resource to help understand the core issues at a time when the dismissive statements of a few sceptics are still given disproportionate credibility and media attention.' Gwyn Griffiths, Morning Star 'This latest volume in Earthscan's Atlas series offers a wide-ranging yet readable approach to this complex topic.' Spore

About the Author

Kirstin Dow (University of South Carolina) is Senior Research Fellow at Stockholm Environment Institute. Thomas E. Downing (Stockholm Environment Institute) is a Visiting Professor at Oxford University, contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and advisor to the UK Climate Impacts Programme.

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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Dr. Karen E. Lawrence on 1 May 2009
For a quick overview of the issues and which countries are contributing or suffering the affects of climate change more than others, its invaluable. Clear and consistent presentation.
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