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The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change

Mari Luomi.

October 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Environment. 0 pages.

At the heart of this book is whether oil- and natural gas-dependent rentier monarchies can keep their natural resource use and the environment in balance. By examining the cases of Abu...

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Overheated

Andrew T. Guzman.

February 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Environment. 280 pages.

Deniers of climate change sometimes quip that claims about global warming are more about political science than climate science. They are wrong on the science, but may be right with respect...

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<i>KerPlunk!</i> and Planet Earth

Andrew T. Guzman.

in Overheated

February 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 8669 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes, which focus on the potential human costs of climate change. The book attempts to illustrate the impact of climate change based...

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A Message from Climate Scientists

Andrew T. Guzman.

in Overheated

February 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 16675 words.

This chapter explains the basic science of climate change. It details the remarkable degree of consensus that exists in the scientific community; discusses what is known about past climatic...

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Deeper Waters

Andrew T. Guzman.

in Overheated

February 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 21156 words.

This chapter discusses the potentially devastating effects of rising sea levels caused by climate change. For instance, island nations such as the Maldives, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Tokelau,...

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A Thirsty World

Andrew T. Guzman.

in Overheated

February 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 16601 words.

This chapter discusses how climate will disrupt water supply. The problem is not that there will be less fresh water but, rather, that it will be in different places. Human beings have made...

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Climate Wars

Andrew T. Guzman.

in Overheated

February 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 17910 words.

This chapter discusses how climate change could trigger violence in various parts of the world. Factors such as ethnic tensions, historical animosities, poor governance, communication...

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Climate Change Is Bad for Your Health

Andrew T. Guzman.

in Overheated

February 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 18879 words.

This chapter discusses some ways in which climate change can threaten human health. It focuses on two aspects. First, climate change is likely to create conditions that are ideal for a...

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Where Do We Go from Here?

Andrew T. Guzman.

in Overheated

February 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 9621 words.

This chapter discusses ways to address to the problem of climate change. It first explains pixie-dust strategies or nonstrategies, which are essentially arguments for inaction combined with...

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Introduction

Mari Luomi.

in The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change

October 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 2620 words.

This chapter lays out the book’s topic and key questions: How have the region’s governments responded to the challenges arising from past decades’ environmentally unsustainable growth? Are...

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