Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast
This is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of global warming. Written in an accessible way, this important book examines the processes of climate change and climate stability, from the distant past to the distant future. Examining the greenhouse effect, the carbon cycle, and what the future may hold for global climate, this text draws from a wide range of disciplines, and summarizes not only scientific evidence, but also economic and policy issues, related to global warming. This book provides an essential introduction to this vital issue for both students and general readers, with or without a science background.