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Environmental Crises : GKSS School of Environmental Research - Hans von Storch

Environmental Crises

GKSS School of Environmental Research

By: Hans von Storch (Editor), Richard Tol (Editor), Gotz Floser (Editor)

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Published: 19th November 2007
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This book studies the art and science of analyzing, assessing and anticipating environmental change. Among the issues considered are the observational evidence, the changing public perception of the environment, functions of the environment and its use. Coverage also reviews a series of four prominent cases, namely climate change, the emissions of gasoline lead into the atmosphere and water bodies, fisheries policies and the management of marine oil pollution.

Introductionp. 1
Climate Change Scenarios - Purpose and Constructionp. 5
Economic Scenarios for Global Changep. 17
Climate Change: Regulating the Unknownp. 37
Curbing the Omnipresence of Lead in the European Environment Since the 1970s - a Successful Example of Efficient Environmental Policyp. 53
Mission Impossible? Media Coverage of Scientific Findingsp. 65
Fishing for Sustainable Policies - Political Causes of Over-fishing and Solutions for Sustainable Fisheriesp. 83
Oil Pollution in Marine Ecosystems - Policy, Fate, Effects and Responsep. 101
Indexp. 141
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ISBN: 9783540758952
ISBN-10: 354075895X
Series: GKSS School of Environmental Research
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 142
Published: 19th November 2007
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.45