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Published: 19 October 2021

200 Pages | 42 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198867869

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Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction

Fourth Edition

Mark Maslin

Very Short Introductions

  • Fully updated for 2021 with the latest science on climate change, including key findings from the IPCC 2021 report
  • Explains how and why climate change is happening
  • Describes the mounting, wide-ranging evidence for climate change, and modelled predictions of future scenarios
  • Looks at the political tensions surrounding climate change
  • Examines the proposed solutions to protect our future and that of our planet
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide

New to this Edition:

  • Includes the very latest science from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • Covers the politics of climate change right up to the climate negotiations chaired by the UK in 2021
  • Includes a new solutions chapter which discusses what individuals, companies and Governments can do to deal with the climate change emergency
  • Inludes a new chapter covering the 150 year history of climate change science
  • Includes a new final chapter that discusses the imapct and lessons that can be learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic for dealing with the even greater crisis of climate change