Understanding Global Issues

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Global Warming: Science, politics and nature

The evidence for global warming, perhaps triggered by human activity, seems to be accumulating, against a background of changing weather patterns across the globe. The Kyoto Protocol, rejected by the US but strongly supported by the EU, aims to bring about legal constraints on greenhouse gas emissions, introducing a 'carbon-constrained' future. We look at the state of climate science and the politics of global warming.

Published: June 2002 ISBN: 0850487471

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