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Review As a careful, holistic analysis of this important topic, this book is an extremely good example and should be read by all students wishing to see not just the topic but its limitations.TEGNews, Summer 1996A clearly written, useful book.Progress in Human GeographyIt is first and foremost a student textbook and as such should do well.Geography --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more From the Publisher A straightforward, up-to-the-minute introductory to the fascinating and controversial topic of climatic change and its impacts. Emphasizes how our understanding of climatic change has developed in recent years using examples and case studies from around the world. Examines major impacts on numerous aspects of human society including sea level, water supply, agriculture and overall economic development. Discusses present measures being taken to reduce greenhouse emissions and possibilities for future action. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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