Controlling Climate Change, by Dr Bert Metz and published by Cambridge University Press, provides an unbiased and comprehensive discussion of what can be done to solve the problem of man-made climate change.
It gives an in-depth overview of issues, useful for both students and professionals, while using a minimum of technical jargon, and is accessible to non-specialised readers as well as those involved in climate change policy.
This accompanying website provides free access to chapters, the book as a whole, and related materials. Additional comments, publications, blogs on the topic, and links to climate policy developments will help readers understand the debate.
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Key questions addressed by the book:
- What will happen if climate change is not controlled?
- What is the size of the challenge to keep climate change impacts to manageable proportions?
- How can this be accomplished while pursuing growth and development?
- What is the role of mitigation and adaptation ?
- What measures can we take in the main economic sectors, with current technologies and what do they cost?
- What policies are needed to make economically and technically feasible measures a reality?
- What policies work and do not work?
- What is the role of international agreements in controlling climate change?
- How do international climate negotiations work?
The book is available in paperback, hard-cover and digital editions.