The Atlas of Climate Change
Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge
Other Editions of This Title:
The atlas covers a wide range of topics, including warning signs, vulnerable populations, health impacts, renewable energy, emissions reduction, personal and public action. The third edition includes new or additional coverage of a number of topics, including agreements reached in Copenhagen and Cancun, ocean warming and increased acidity, the economic impact of climate change, and advantages gained by communities and business from adapting to climate change. The extensive maps and graphics have been updated with new data, making this edition once again an essential resource for everyone concerned with this pressing subject.
Praise For The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge…
— Mike Shanahan
"The Atlas provides the technical data and also interprets them in a broader perspective, explaining the scientific terminology and inviting thoughts and actions to mitigate the complex effects of the path of climate change, whose final destination is so far unforeseeable."
— Enzo Ferrara
University of California Press, 9780520268234, 128pp.
Publication Date: November 15, 2011
About the Author
Thomas E. Downing is President of the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership and Visiting Professor at Oxford University. He was formerly Executive Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute, Oxford Office and is a contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and advisor to national and international programs on climate change.