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The City and the Coming Climate (Electronic book text) Loot Price: R1,624
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The City and the Coming Climate (Electronic book text): Jr Brian Stone, Brian Stone

The City and the Coming Climate (Electronic book text)

Jr Brian Stone, Brian Stone

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This book is the first to explore the dramatic amplification of global warming underway in cities and the range of actions that individuals and governments can undertake to slow the pace of warming. A core thesis of the book is that the principal strategy currently advocated to mitigate climate change - the reduction of greenhouse gases - will not prove sufficient to measurably slow the rapid pace of warming in urban environments. Brian Stone explains the science of climate change in terms accessible to the non-scientist and with compelling anecdotes drawn from history and current events. The book is an ideal introduction to climate change and cities for students, policy makers and anyone who wishes to gain insight into an issue critical to the future of our cities and the people who live in them.

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Imprint: Cambridge UniversityPress
Country of origin: United States
Authors: Jr Brian Stone • Brian Stone
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 206
ISBN-13: 978-1-139-38017-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-139-38017-6
Barcode: 9781139380171

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