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Global Warming in the 21st Century, Volume 1

Our Evolving Climate Crisis

by Bruce Elliott Johansen

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289580M
    ISBN 100275985865
    ISBN 109780275985868


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Johansen, a faculty member of the University of Nebraska, has authored 26 books, including Global Warming in the 21st Century, which received the. The most recent report IPCC projected that during the 21st century the global surface temperature is likely to rise a further to °C (2 to °F) for the lowest emissions scenario used in the report and to °C ( to °F) Global Warming in the 21st Century the highest.

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