Présentation de l'éditeur
Since the first edition of this highly acclaimed Atlas was published in 2006 (it won the 'Planeta Environment Book of the Year' award) climate change has climbed even further up the global agenda.
This new edition features:
- the outcomes of the negotiations at the UNFCC conference in Copenhagen
- the latest developments in climate change research and data on its impacts around the world; new coverage of the role played by the world's oceans
- estimates of the economic impact of climate change
- updated maps and graphics.
Biographie de l'auteur
Dr Kirstin Dow (University of South Carolina) is Senior Research Fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute, contributor to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, and Principal Investigator in NOAA's Regional Integrated Science and Assessment (RISA) research network addressing climate services. Dr Thomas E. Downing (Stockholm Environment Institute) is Visiting Fellow at Oxford University, contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and advisor to the UK Climate Impacts Programme and House of Commons International Development Committee.