Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History [4 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Science and History Kindle Edition

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This book provides a holistic consideration of climate change that goes beyond pure science, fleshing out the discussion by considering cultural, historical, and policy-driven aspects of this important issue.

• Contributions from more than 100 experts

• Excerpts from reports from international organizations such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

• Transcripts of speeches from world leaders on the climate change issue

• Sidebars on the “climate-history connection” explore the possible links between climate and key events through history, such as the Classical Maya collapse

• Essential, annotated primary sources

• Quotes from policy makers, scientists, eyewitnesses to climate change, and social and cultural leaders