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'Astonishing ... beautiful, compelling and terrifying' Observer 'Wadhams' writing sparkles ... a lyrical sense of wonder at the natural world ... essential reading ... may be the best reader-friendly account of the greenhouse effect available to date' John Burnside, New Statesman Ice is beautiful and complex. It regulates our planet's...
This book provides an up-to-date account of the range of materials that constitute 'marine pollutants', their observed impacts, the management responses used to mitigate them, and the underlying science of how we measure their effects.
It is accepted wisdom today that human beings have irrevocably damaged the natural world. Yet what if this narrative obscures a more hopeful truth?In Inheritors of the Earth, renowned ecologist and environmentalist Chris D. Thomas overturns the accepted story, revealing how nature is fighting back.Many animals and plants actually benefit...
Focusing on both theory and practice, this comprehensive account of the modeling methods used in atmospheric chemistry research will be of interest to graduate students and professionals in atmospheric sciences and engineering. Introductory chapters and reviews of the relevant mathematics make this a one-stop resource accessible to a broad readership.
The volume examines the impact that road vehicles have on the environment, and is vital for policy makers and academics in the field of pollution.
A perfect introduction to climate change law, this textbook offers students and scholars an overview of the international law governing this fundamental issue. It demonstrates how to interpret the language used in the applicable instruments and conventions, and sets climate change law in its broader international legal context.