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As Climate Changes

International Impacts and Implications

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatology,
  • Environmental science,
  • Egypt,
  • Climate Changes,
  • Science,
  • Weather,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Science / Earth Sciences,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Developing countries

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKenneth M. Strzepek (Editor), Joel B. Smith (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7741646M
    ISBN 10052146224X
    ISBN 109780521462242

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    ‘Climate change is not simply one more topic to be taken up by novelists. As Johns-Putra argues so powerfully, climate change at once demands new modes of thinking about time and agency, at the same time as it brings to the fore what has always marked the novel: the problem of finding meaning in the various ends (and endings) that direct and. Climate change - Climate change - Evidence for climate change: All historical sciences share a problem: As they probe farther back in time, they become more reliant on fragmentary and indirect evidence. Earth system history is no exception. High-quality instrumental records spanning the past century exist for most parts of the world, but the records become sparse in the 19th century, and few.


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