Global Environmental Issues
A Climatological Approach 2nd Revised edition
By (author) David D. Kemp
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Global Environmental Issues by David D. Kemp
Book DescriptionThis book provides a balanced account of the global environmental issues which threaten our society and which we neglect at our peril. Analysing both social and environmental components of the issues - global warming, ozone depletion, acid rain and drought - the book offers a valuable integrative approach and a detailed analysis of environmental issues in a clear, non-technical manner. Emphasising the climatological dimension common to all environmental issues, Global Environmental Issues recognises the multi-faceted nature of the issues, their common causes and the possibility of common solutions. Assessment of socio-economic, cultural amd political factors provides a balanced introduction to both the dangers and advantages of human interference with the environment. What have we done to deserve our current environmental crisis? Can we solve our current environmental problems, or is it too late? This new edition of a best selling text is completely updated and expands to include greater detail and new material such as a new section on atmospheric modelling. A glossary has been added together with a bibliography for further reading at the end of each chapter, allowing readers to develop their interest in specific areas. The interdisciplinary text will prove invaluable to students in geography, environmental studies and other courses in whcih the environmental approach is emphasised.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415103107
(246mm x 189mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Oct-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David D. Kemp
Exploring Environmental Issues, Paperback (March 2004)
Global warming, ozone depletion, drought, acid rain - their causes are viewed as extraordinarily complex; their effects are assumed catastrophic. "Exploring Environmental Issues" provides a key to understanding our potential crisis.
Environment Dictionary, Paperback (May 1998)» View all books by David D. Kemp
This dictionary provides an essential source of information on all aspects of the environment by including the basic scientific terms and concepts as well as the socio-economic, cultural, and polit ical elements which impact on the environment.
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