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Facing Climate Change: An Integrated Path to the Future

Jeffrey T. Kiehl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231177184
eISBN:
9780231541169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177184.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Facing Climate Change explains why people refuse to accept evidence of a warming planet and shows how to move past partisanship to reach a consensus for action. A climate scientist and licensed ... More


Climate Change and Oceanography

Tim R. McClanahan and Joshua E. Cinner

in Adapting to a Changing Environment: Confronting the Consequences of Climate Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199754489
eISBN:
9780199918843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754489.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter briefly describes the current understanding of the recent geological history of climate and oceanography in the Indian Ocean and its implications for human-induced climate change. A ... More


The Scientific Evidence for Climate Change

Alan H. Lockwood

in Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The instrumental record shows steadily rising global surface temperatures as the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases increased during the industrial age. Numerous ... More


The Western Deccan Plateau: Environment and Climate

Clark Spencer Larsen

in Bioarchaeology and Climate Change: A View from South Asian Prehistory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036670
eISBN:
9780813041803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036670.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents an overview of the physical environment and the paleoclimate record of peninsular India during the latter half of the Holocene. It begins by describing the geographical and ... More


A Journey from Climate Science to Psychology

Jeffrey T. Kiehl

in Facing Climate Change: An Integrated Path to the Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231177184
eISBN:
9780231541169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177184.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

A description of my personal journey from climate scientist to becoming a Jungian psychologist. An exploration of how Earth’s climate of the deep past relates to where the climate system is headed ... More


The Making of the Hockey Stick

Michael E. Mann

in The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152556
eISBN:
9780231526388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152556.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

In this chapter, the author explains how the hockey stick arose as a logical consequence of decades of work by paleoclimate researchers that led to increasingly rich networks of climate proxy data ... More


In the Line of Fire

Michael E. Mann

in The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152556
eISBN:
9780231526388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152556.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter explains how the hockey stick emerged as a fundamental icon in the assault against the scientific case for human-caused climate change after it was displayed in the IPCC Third Assessment ... More


Climate, Paleoclimate, and Paleovegetation

Richard A. Minnich

in Terrestrial Vegetation of California, 3rd Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249554
eISBN:
9780520933361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249554.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the modern climate of California and the paleoclimate and paleobiogeography of the California vegetation. California's Mediterranean climate of winter precipitation and ... More


Irvingtonian Mammals from the Badger Room in Porcupine Cave: Age, Taphonomy, Climate, and Ecology

Alan B. Shabel, Anthony D. Barnosky, Tonya Van Leuvan, Faysal Bibi, and Matthew H. Kaplane

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter describes fossil deposits of mammals in the Badger Room of Porcupine Cave. The Badger Room is a small chamber in the Porcupine Cave system located approximately 25 m from the modern ... More


Conclusions: Evolutionary Insights from the Daka Member

W. Henry Gilbert

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This concluding chapter summarizes the contributions of earlier chapters in this book and discusses the relevance of the Daka Member to broader questions of paleoclimate and evolution. It outlines ... More


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