Climate Change: Environmental and Economic Effects


Fukui Ayaka (Editor)

Series: Climate Change and its Causes, Effects and Prediction

BISAC: SCI092000

Climate change and extreme weather events present risks to our communities and communities around the world. Experts have warned that climate change would lead to more intense storms, extended droughts, longer wildfire seasons that burn hotter and cover larger areas, greater seasonal temperature extremes, melting of glaciers and ice sheets, and rising sea level. This book discusses ways to help communities better adapt to these changes.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Time for Action: Addressing the Environmental and Economic Effects of Climate Change
(Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change)

Chapter 2. Earth’s Thermometers: Glacial and Ice Sheet Melt in a Changing Climate
(Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)


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