The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge


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University of California Press
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7.47 X 0.38 X 9.62 inches | 0.81 pounds

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About the Author

Kirstin Dow is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of South Carolina. She is a lead author in the IPCC Fifth Assessment, Working Group 2 effort on Adaptation Opportunities, Constraints, and Limitations and a contributing author to the chapter on coasts. She is also Principal Investigator of the Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments, an interdisciplinary research effort to bridge climate science and decision-making. She serves as a science advisor on climate change mitigation and adaptation for community and national efforts. Thomas E. Downing is President of the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership and Visiting Professor at Oxford University. He was formerly Executive Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute, Oxford Office and is a contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and advisor to national and international programs on climate change.


"A rich and colorful collection of charts, data, case studies and clear text that explains the main topics that make up the many faces of climate change."--Mike Shanahan"Frontiers Of Biogeography" (02/01/2012)
"The Atlas provides the technical data and also interprets them in a broader perspective, explaining the scientific terminology and inviting thoughts and actions to mitigate the complex effects of the path of climate change, whose final destination is so far unforeseeable."--Enzo Ferrara"Leonardo" (01/01/2015)