Introduction to Modern Climate Change (2nd Edition)


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This is a priceless textbook for any introductory survey course on the policy and science of climate change; for both introductory science and non-science major students. Introduction to Modern Climate Change; 2nd Edition; (PDF) has been comprehensively updated to reflect the latest science from the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports; and many graphics include new data. The new 2nd edition also reflects signs of progress in the political debate over climate change. Exclusive amongst textbooks on climate change; it integrates an introduction to the science with an introduction to policy and economic issues and is tightly dedicated to anthropogenic climate change. It includes the necessary quantitative depth for students to properly understand the science of climate change. It helps students in using algebra to understand simple equations and to solve end-of-chapter problems. Supplementary online resources include a whole set of PowerPoint figures for instructors; solutions to exercises; videos of the author’s lectures; and extra computer exercises.

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Andrew Dessler


Cambridge University Press; 2nd edition




253 pages






1107480671; 1107096820


9781107480674/ 9781107096820

Table of contents

Table of contents :
1 An introduction to the climate problem
2 Is the climate changing?
3 Radiation and energy balance
4 A simple climate model
5 The carbon cycle
6 Forcing, feedbacks, and climate sensitivity
7 Why is the climate changing?
8 Predictions of future climate change
9 Impacts of climate change
10 Exponential growth
11 Fundamentals of climate change policy
12 Mitigation policies
13 A brief history of climate science and politics
14 Putting it together: A long-term policy to address climate change

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