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Human impacts on weather and climate

William R. Cotton

Human impacts on weather and climate

by William R. Cotton

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatology -- Social aspects.,
  • Weather -- Social aspects.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on.,
  • Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-304) and index.

    StatementWilliam R. Cotton, Roger A. Pielke.
    ContributionsPielke, Roger A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC981 .C72 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 308 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22802431M
    ISBN 109780521600569
    LC Control Number2007276592

    Learn the foundations of climate science and human health Global Climate Change and Human Health examines the environmental crisis from a public health and clinical health perspective, giving students and clinicians the information they need to prepare for the future of health care. Edited by George Luber, associate director for climate change at the Centers for Disease .   The impacts of climate change could soon become big business for human traffickers, a new paper warns. The rise in forced labor, sexual exploitation and other types of trafficking would be driven by many of the effects of climate change that are already well known and widely documented.

    Climate - Climate - Climate, humans, and human affairs: In the late s and early ’70s, climatologists envisioned the start of a new ice age because it was becoming clear that a cycle of planetary cooling was detected in the posts record. The Central Intelligence Agency of the United States commissioned studies of the global political stresses that would ensue with a 1 .   A Massachusetts pond made famous by one of America's most iconic writers is being destroyed by a combination of climate change, recreational activities and human waste, a new study : Pam Wright.

    Human impact on the environment or anthropogenic impact on the environment includes changes to biophysical environments and ecosystems, biodiversity, and natural resources caused directly or indirectly by humans, including global warming, environmental degradation (such as ocean acidification), mass extinction and biodiversity loss, ecological crisis, and ecological collapse. Review of Cotton’s and Pielke’s book: "Human Impacts on Weather and Climate".


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