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Title Climate change science : causes, effects, and solutions for global warming / edited by David S-K. Ting, Jacqueline A. Stagner.

Publication Info. Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Cambridge, MA, United States : Elsevier, [2021]

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 08, 2021).
Summary Climate Change Science: Causes, Effects and Solutions for Global Warming presents unbiased, state-of-the-art, scientific knowledge on climate change and engineering solutions for mitigation. The book expands on all major prospective solutions for tackling climate change in a complete manner. It comprehensively explains the variety of climate solutions currently available, including the remaining challenges associated with each. Effective, complementary solutions for engineering to combat climate change are discussed and elaborated on. Some of the more high-risk proposals are qualitatively and quantitatively compared and contrasted with low-risk mitigation actions to facilitate the formulation of feasible, environmentally-friendly solutions. The book provides academics, postgraduate students and other readers in the fields of environmental science, climate change, atmospheric sciences and engineering with the information they need for their roles. Through exploring the fundamental information currently available, energy utilization, large-scale solutions, and current solutions in place, the book is an invaluable look into how climate change can be addressed from an engineering-perspective using scientific models and calculations.
Contents 1. Engineering for climate change; 2. Pros and cons of climate change; 3. Man-made versus natural causes; 4. Population, urbanization and climate change; 5. Alternate view, dynamics of self-adjusting earth; 6. The climate change equation, y = f(x1, x2, x3 ...); 7. When will exergy be exhausted?; 8. The second law of thermodynamics and climate change; 9. What is the threshold for doomsday?; 10. Is carbon dioxide an accurate measure?; 11. Large-scale solutions; 12. Low-risk mitigations; 13. Deep sea and climate change
Subject Climatic changes.
Greenhouse gases -- Environmental aspects.
Climate Change
Climat -- Changements.
Gaz effet de serre -- Aspect de l'environnement.
climate change.
Climatic changes. (OCoLC)fst00864229
Greenhouse gases -- Environmental aspects. (OCoLC)fst00947709
Added Author Ting, David S-K., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Climate change science. Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Cambridge, MA, United States : Elsevier, [2021] 0128237678 9780128237670 (OCoLC)1235416690
ISBN 9780128241820 (electronic book)
0128241829 (electronic book)
9780128237670
0128237678
Standard No. AU@ 000069248587
UKMGB 020270644
AU@ 000069442668

 
    
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