Making Climate Change History : Documents from Global Warming's Past, Paperback / softback Book

Making Climate Change History : Documents from Global Warming's Past Paperback / softback

Edited by Joshua P. Howe

Part of the Weyerhaeuser Environmental Classics series

Description

This collection pulls together key documents from the scientific and political history of climate change, including congressional testimony, scientific papers, newspaper editorials, court cases, and international declarations.

Far more than just a compendium of source materials, the book uses these documents as a way to think about history, while at the same time using history as a way to approach the politics of climate change from a new perspective.

Making Climate Change History provides the necessary background to give readers the opportunity to pose critical questions and create plausible answers to help them understand climate change in its historical context; it also illustrates the relevance of history to building effective strategies for dealing with the climatic challenges of the future.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 380 pages, 12 color illus.
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9780295741390

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