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Life on a warmer earth: possible climatic consequences of man-made global warming. [Monograph]

Abstract

A summary of research conducted by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and published by H. Flohn in 1977 updates the original data to March 1980. The work explores the interaction between energy and climate, including the impact on the global climate of three main energy sources: solar, nuclear, and fossil fuels. Its findings describe the global warming effects caused by carbon dioxide released by burning fossil fuels and by other trace gases released into the atmosphere. The approach is paleoclimatic in that it gains insights into what global warming will produce by considering what is known about past periods of the earth's history when the global average surface temperature was higher than it is now. Although paleoclimatic knowledge is limited, no complete model of the climatic system is available. This research uses both approaches, combining the two to some extent. 10 figures.
Authors:
Publication Date:
Jan 01, 1981
Product Type:
Book
Reference Number:
EPA-08-001303; EDB-82-039719
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Executive report 3
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 58 GEOSCIENCES; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; CLIMATES; GREENHOUSE EFFECT; ENERGY CONSUMPTION; TEMPERATURE EFFECTS; GLOBAL ASPECTS; SYSTEMS ANALYSIS; TEMPERATURE SURVEYS; GEOPHYSICAL SURVEYS; SURVEYS; 290300* - Energy Planning & Policy- Environment, Health, & Safety; 580000 - Geosciences; 640200 - Atmospheric Physics
OSTI ID:
5927232
Country of Origin:
Austria
Language:
English
Submitting Site:
TIC
Size:
Pages: 74
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abstractNote = {A summary of research conducted by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and published by H. Flohn in 1977 updates the original data to March 1980. The work explores the interaction between energy and climate, including the impact on the global climate of three main energy sources: solar, nuclear, and fossil fuels. Its findings describe the global warming effects caused by carbon dioxide released by burning fossil fuels and by other trace gases released into the atmosphere. The approach is paleoclimatic in that it gains insights into what global warming will produce by considering what is known about past periods of the earth's history when the global average surface temperature was higher than it is now. Although paleoclimatic knowledge is limited, no complete model of the climatic system is available. This research uses both approaches, combining the two to some extent. 10 figures.}
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