This highly acclaimed atlas distils the vast science of climate change, providing a reliable and insightful guide to this rapidly growing field. Rigorous in its science and insightful in its message, it examines the latest developments in research and in the impacts climate change is having around the globe. It focuses on the growing efforts to adapt to changes in the world’s weather, and stresses the advantages to be gained by individuals, communities, and business from reducing their greenhouse gas emissions.
With Forewords by the late Wangari Maathai and Philippe Cousteau
The atlas covers a wide range of climatechange topics, including: warning signs • causes of change • ocean acidification • food, water, and health impacts • economic and social impacts • low carbon development • monitoring carbon emissions • renewable energy • agreements reached in Copenhagen and Cancún.
With more than 200 full-colour maps, graphics and illustrations, The Atlas of Climate Change is an essential resource for policy makers, environmentalists, students, and everyone concerned about this pressing subject. Look inside the book here.
Co-authored with Thomas E Downing