ASSESSING CLIMATE CHANGE

Temperatures, Solar Radiation, and Heat Balance (Third Edition)

Donald Rapp

ASSESSING CLIMATE CHANGE: Temperatures, Solar Radiation, and Heat Balance (Third Edition) This updated and revised new edition of Assessing Climate Change deals with the full gamut of essential questions in relation to global warming and climate change, uniquely providing a balanced and impartial discussion of this controversial subject. It shows that most of what is "known" about the Sun, historical climates and projections for the future lacks foundation and leaves great room for doubt.

Assessing Climate Change (3rd Edition) examined the credibility of the global climate models which accuse greenhouse gases of causing the temperature rise of the 20th century, and provides a better understanding of the uncertainties regarding what might lie ahead in the future. Carefully considering the "evidence" brought forward by both alarmists and skeptics, this book:


Table of Contents

Figures
Tables
Acronyms and abbreviations
Preface

1. Long-term climate change
2. Temperatures during the past few millennia
3. Temperatures in the last century
4. Global scares, subjective science, and climatologists
5. Variability of the Sun
6. The Earth's heat balance and the greenhouse effect
7. Anthropogenic influences on climate change
8. Impacts of global warming
9. Global climate change and public policy
10. Final remarks

Appendix I: Review of the film An Inconvenient Truth
Appendix II: Warming of oceans by increases in greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere

References
Index



Extent: 816 pages, Black and white/colour images integrated with text
Binding: Hardback
Published: 2014
ISBN: 978-3-319-00454-9



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