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Adapting to the impacts of climate change

America"s Climate Choices

by National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change

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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric Greenhouse effect,
  • Global temperature changes,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Greenhouse gases,
  • Environmental aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerica"s climate choices
    StatementPanel on Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
    ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC903.2.U6 A337 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25563404M
    ISBN 100309145910, 0309145929
    ISBN 109780309145916, 9780309145923
    LC Control Number2010940139
    OCLC/WorldCa626823526

      Once derided, ways of adapting to climate change are gaining steam Recognition is spreading that communities need to build resilience to climatic .


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