Assessing Climate Change Temperatures, Solar Radiation and Heat Balance / by Donald Rapp.

In ASSESSING CLIMATE CHANGE Donald Rapp has investigated a large body of scientific data relevant to climate change, approaching each element with necessary (but neutral) scientific skepticism. The chapters of the book attempt to answer a number of essential questions in relation to global warming a...

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Main Author: Rapp, Donald. (Author,
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2008.
Edition:1st ed. 2008.
Series:Environmental Sciences
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Table of Contents:
  • Historical variations in the Earth’s climate
  • Temperatures in the past millennium
  • Temperatures in the past century
  • Variability of the Sun
  • The Earth’s heat balance and the greenhouse effect
  • CO2 production and climate change
  • Impacts of global warming
  • Global climate change and public policy
  • Final remarks.