ASSESSING CLIMATE CHANGE

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

Donald Rapp

ASSESSING CLIMATE CHANGE This updated and revised new edition of Assessing Climate Change deals with a number 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 (Second Edition) examines 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 what might lie ahead in the future. Carefully considering the "evidence" brought forward by both alarmists and nay-sayers, this book
Table of Contents

Preface
List of figures
List of tables
Acronyms and abbreviations

1. Historical variations in the Earth’s climate
2. Temperatures in the past millennium
3. Temperatures in the past century
4. Variability of the Sun
5. The Earth’s heat balance and the greenhouse effect
6. Anthropogenic influences on climate change
7. Impacts of global warming
8. Global climate change and public policy
9. Final remarks

Appendix Review of the film: "An Inconvenient Truth"
References
Index



Extent: 512 pages, 16-page colour section
Binding: Hardback
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-3-642-01987-6



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