Climate in Peril: A Popular Guide to the Latest IPCC Reports

by Alex Kirby. UN Environment Programme. 2009. 57p. illus. maps. UN Sales # E.09.III.D.4. pap. $20


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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international authority on global warming and other climatic shifts. This title contains the essence of IPCC's 2007 synthesis report, it addresses the causes of global warming, the potential consequences of inaction, and mitigation measures governments can implement. The graphics, which comprise
half of the work, are striking.




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individual works of superlative nature.

2009 - Selection(s)