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A Brief Overview of Recent Climate Change and Its Ecological Context

Eric Post

in Ecology of Climate Change: The Importance of Biotic Interactions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148472
eISBN:
9781400846139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148472.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This introductory chapter summarizes the most prominent abiotic components of recent climate change to establish the environmental context from which the discussion in the rest of the book proceeds. ... More


Ecology of Climate Change: The Importance of Biotic Interactions

Eric Post

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148472
eISBN:
9781400846139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148472.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Rising temperatures are affecting organisms in all of Earth's biomes, but the complexity of ecological responses to climate change has hampered the development of a conceptually unified treatment of ... More


Coral reefs in the modern world

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, Graham M. Pilling, and Nicholas A. J. Graham

in The Biology of Coral Reefs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198787341
eISBN:
9780191829420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787341.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Today coral reefs, perhaps more than other marine systems, are suffering from numerous pressures. As a result, many have collapsed as functioning ecosystems. Nutrient pollution, sewage pollution, ... More


Mind the Rate! Why the Rate of Global Climate Change Matters, and How Much

Philippe Ambrosi

in The Design of Climate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262073028
eISBN:
9780262274500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262073028.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter evaluates the effect of a constraint on the rate of temperature change for the determination of policies. It proposes a climate policy assessment within a cost-efficiency framework using ... More


Introduction and Synthesis

Douglas Arent, Channing Arndt, Mackay Miller, Finn Tarp, and Owen Zinaman (eds)

in The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198802242
eISBN:
9780191840586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802242.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Climate change is frequently referred to as one of the defining challenges of the twenty-first century. The authors of this chapter concur. In broad terms, the climate challenge is relatively ... More


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