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Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region: Navigating an Uncertain Future

Thomas Dietz

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ISBN 10: 1611860121 / ISBN 13: 9781611860122
Published by Michigan State University Press, U.S.A., 2011
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Title: Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region: ...

Publisher: Michigan State University Press, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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People living in the Great Lakes region are already feeling the effects of a changing climate. Shifts in seasonal temperatures and precipitation patterns could have dramatic impacts on the economy, ecology, and quality of life. In this illuminating and thorough volume, leading scholars address the challenge of preparing for climate change in the region, where decision makers from various sectors―government, agriculture, recreation, and tourism―must increasingly be aware of the need to incorporate climate change into their short- and long-term planning. The chapters in this revealing book, written by some of the foremost climate change scholars in North America, outline the major trends in the climate of the Great Lakes region, how humans might cope with the uncertainty of climate change impacts, and examples of on-the-ground projects that have addressed these issues.

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Thomas Dietz is a Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science and Policy and Assistant Vice President for Environmental Research at Michigan State University.

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