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Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition

Second Edition
Three Volume Set
Edited by:

July 2012 | 1 720 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The First Edition of the Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change provided a multi-authored, academic, yet non-technical resource for students and teachers to understand the importance of global warming, to appreciate the effects of human activity and greenhouse gases around the world, and to learn the history of climate change and the research enterprise examining it. This edition was well received, with notable reviews. Since its publication, the debate over the advent of global warming at least partially brought on by human enterprise has continued to ebb and flow, depending literally on the weather, politics, and media coverage of climate summits and debates. Advances in research also change the discourse as new data is collected and new scientific projects continue to explore and explain global warming and climate change. Thus, a new, Second Edition updates more than half of the original entries and adds new perspectives and content to keep students and researchers up-to-date in a field that has proven provocatively lively.

"A solid, comprehensive resource for high school and undergraduate students or those who want more information on climate change."

Susanne Caro
University of Montana Lib., Missoula
Library Journal

"Climate change and global warming is covered well....The editors here have compiled entries that leave no doubts about [the] validity [of climate change]. The coverage of each topic is neither overly specific nor too general.... This title would be useful for those looking for information on a specific topic in direct relation to global warming. Additionally the encyclopedia has entries on topics not commonly found in contemporary publications....the Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change covers similar topics in a more urgent matter and with more detail in each entry...."

Dawn Lowe Wincentsen
Oregon Institute of Technology
Reference Reviews

S. George Philander

S. George Philander, Knox Taylor Professor of Geosciences at Princeton University and Research Director of ACCESS (African Centre for Climate and Earth System Science) in Cape Town, South Africa, has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cape Town and a Ph.D. (Applied Mathematics) from Harvard University. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Geophysical Union, and the American Meteorological Society. Dr. Philander’s research interests include the oceanic circulation, interactions between the ocean and atmosphere that result in phenomena... More About Author

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