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Record #185326:

A history of the science and politics of climate change: the role of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change / Bert Bolin.

Title: A history of the science and politics of climate change: the role of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change / Bert Bolin.
Author(s): Bolin, Bert.
Date: 2008.
Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Abstract: Presents overview of history of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and evaluates interplay between key factors in science and politics of climate change, strategy that has been followed, and way in which IPCC has tackled uncertainties about change. Also highlights emerging conflict between establishment of sustainable global energy system and prevention of serious change in global climate. Includes discussion of carbon cycle and effects of climate change on (e.g.) vegetation growth and ice conditions at high latitudes.
Keywords: 061(100) -- Organizations, international: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
32 -- Politics.
327 -- International relations.
5(091) -- History of science.
551.32 -- Glaciology.
551.583 -- Climatic changes.
551.588 -- Climate, effect of man and environment.
551.588.5 -- Climate, relationship with ice.
J -- Social sciences.
(*2) -- Polar regions.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 551.583[2008]
ISBN: 9780521088732
SPRI record no.: 185326

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