The Resource Confronting climate change : risks, implications, and responses, edited by Irving M. Mintzer ; assistant editors, Art Kleiner and Amber Leonard

Confronting climate change : risks, implications, and responses, edited by Irving M. Mintzer ; assistant editors, Art Kleiner and Amber Leonard

Label
Confronting climate change : risks, implications, and responses
Title
Confronting climate change
Title remainder
risks, implications, and responses
Statement of responsibility
edited by Irving M. Mintzer ; assistant editors, Art Kleiner and Amber Leonard
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
551.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981.8.C5
LC item number
C68 1992
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QC981.8.G56C663
NAL item number
1992
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mintzer, Irving M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Climat
  • Climatic changes
  • Klimaatveranderingen
  • Klimaänderung
  • Umweltpolitik
  • Climatologia
  • Effet de serre (météorologie)
  • Dioxyde de carbone atmosphérique
  • Réchauffement de la Terre
  • Aufsatzsammlung
Label
Confronting climate change : risks, implications, and responses, edited by Irving M. Mintzer ; assistant editors, Art Kleiner and Amber Leonard
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Living in a warming world / Irving M. Mintzer -- I. The science of climate change. Linkages between global warming, ozone depletion, acid deposition and other aspects of global environmental change / Paul J. Crutzen and Georgii S. Golitsyn -- Climate sensitivity, climate feedbacks and policy implications / Martin I. Hoffert -- Triad strategy for improving climate prediction (Syukuro Manabe) -- Lessons from the ice cores: the rapid climate changes during the last 160,000 years / Hans Oeschger and Irving M. Mintzer -- Changes in climates of the past: lessons for the future / Michael B. McElroy -- Indices and indicators of climate change: issues of detection, validation and climate sensitivity / Tom M.L. Wigley, Graeme I. Pearman and P. Michael Kelly -- II. Impacts of global climate change. Future sea level rise: environmental and socio-political considerations / Richard A. Warrick and Atiq A. Rahman -- Effects of climate change on food production / Martin L. Parry and M.S. Swaminathan -- Effects of climate change on shared fresh water resources / Peter H. Gleick -- Effects of climate change on weather-related disasters / James K. Mitchell and Neil J. Ericksen -- The effects of changing climate on population / Nathan Keyfitz -- III. Energy use and technology. The energy predicament in perspective / John P. Holdren -- Electricity: technological opportunities and management challenges to achieving a low-emissions future / David Jhirad and Irving M. Mintzer -- Transportation in developing nations: managing the institutional and technological transition to a low-emissions future / Jayant Sathaye and Michael Walsh -- IV. Economics and the role of institutions. The economics of near-term reductions in greenhouse gases / Eberhard Jochem and Olav Hohmeyer -- "Wait and see" versus "no regrets": comparing the costs of economic strategies / R.K. Pachauri and Mala Damodaran -- International organizations in a warming world: building a global climate regime / Kilaparti Ramakrishna and Oran R. Young -- Modifying the mandate of existing institutions: NGOs / Navroz K. Dubash and Michael Oppenheimer -- Modifying the mandate of existing institutions: corporations / Peter Schwartz [and others] -- The lesson of continuous improvement (Art Kleiner) -- International trade, technology transfer and climate change / Konrad von Moltke -- V. Equity considerations and future negotiations. Sharing the burden / Michael Grubb [and others] -- Climate negotiations: the North/ south perspective / Tariq Osman Hyder -- Shaping institutions to build new partnerships: lessons from the past and a vision for the future / William a. Nitze, Alan S. Miller and Peter H. Sand
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 382 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1040021043
Label
Confronting climate change : risks, implications, and responses, edited by Irving M. Mintzer ; assistant editors, Art Kleiner and Amber Leonard
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Living in a warming world / Irving M. Mintzer -- I. The science of climate change. Linkages between global warming, ozone depletion, acid deposition and other aspects of global environmental change / Paul J. Crutzen and Georgii S. Golitsyn -- Climate sensitivity, climate feedbacks and policy implications / Martin I. Hoffert -- Triad strategy for improving climate prediction (Syukuro Manabe) -- Lessons from the ice cores: the rapid climate changes during the last 160,000 years / Hans Oeschger and Irving M. Mintzer -- Changes in climates of the past: lessons for the future / Michael B. McElroy -- Indices and indicators of climate change: issues of detection, validation and climate sensitivity / Tom M.L. Wigley, Graeme I. Pearman and P. Michael Kelly -- II. Impacts of global climate change. Future sea level rise: environmental and socio-political considerations / Richard A. Warrick and Atiq A. Rahman -- Effects of climate change on food production / Martin L. Parry and M.S. Swaminathan -- Effects of climate change on shared fresh water resources / Peter H. Gleick -- Effects of climate change on weather-related disasters / James K. Mitchell and Neil J. Ericksen -- The effects of changing climate on population / Nathan Keyfitz -- III. Energy use and technology. The energy predicament in perspective / John P. Holdren -- Electricity: technological opportunities and management challenges to achieving a low-emissions future / David Jhirad and Irving M. Mintzer -- Transportation in developing nations: managing the institutional and technological transition to a low-emissions future / Jayant Sathaye and Michael Walsh -- IV. Economics and the role of institutions. The economics of near-term reductions in greenhouse gases / Eberhard Jochem and Olav Hohmeyer -- "Wait and see" versus "no regrets": comparing the costs of economic strategies / R.K. Pachauri and Mala Damodaran -- International organizations in a warming world: building a global climate regime / Kilaparti Ramakrishna and Oran R. Young -- Modifying the mandate of existing institutions: NGOs / Navroz K. Dubash and Michael Oppenheimer -- Modifying the mandate of existing institutions: corporations / Peter Schwartz [and others] -- The lesson of continuous improvement (Art Kleiner) -- International trade, technology transfer and climate change / Konrad von Moltke -- V. Equity considerations and future negotiations. Sharing the burden / Michael Grubb [and others] -- Climate negotiations: the North/ south perspective / Tariq Osman Hyder -- Shaping institutions to build new partnerships: lessons from the past and a vision for the future / William a. Nitze, Alan S. Miller and Peter H. Sand
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 382 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1040021043

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