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Engineering Response to Global Climate Change: Planning a Research and Development Agenda
By Robert G. Watts (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher CRC Pr I Llc
Publication date July 1, 1997
Pages 492
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781566702348
ISBN-10 1566702348
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 9.75 in.
Weight 2 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $199.95
Other format details sci/tech
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: This book goes beyond the analysis offered by typical works on this subject to propose real solutions to problems caused by changes in the earth's climate. From new ways to cut energy consumption and reduce carbon dioxide emissions to discussions of the possibilities of sea walls and climate-altering technologies, Engineering Response to Global Climate Change presents new conceptual tools and suggests research necessary for correcting and alleviating problems caused by global warming.
Engineers are just now being asked to consider the problems of climate change and the possible technological responses. This complete reference covers the whole range of potential impacts of climate change and their engineering solutions. Of special interest is the chapter on geoengineering, which suggests how engineers may someday be able to intervene in planetary processes to reduce the effects of global warming.
Edited by a regional director of the National Institute for Global Environmental Change and offering the collective expertise of a team of expert authors, each renowned in his or her field, this book offers thorough coverage of this important topic from an engineering and technology perspective.

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2 edition from CRC Pr I Llc (March 22, 2013)
9781439888469 | details & prices | 502 pages | 6.50 × 10.00 × 1.00 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $183.95
About: A clear, concise discussion of today’s hottest topics in climate change, including adapting to climate change and geo-engineering to mitigate the effects of change, Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second Edition takes on the tough questions of what to do and offers real solutions to the practical problems caused by radical changes in the Earth’s climate.
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from CRC Pr I Llc (July 1, 1997)
9781566702348 | details & prices | 492 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $199.95
About: This book goes beyond the analysis offered by typical works on this subject to propose real solutions to problems caused by changes in the earth's climate.

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