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Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

Andrew T. Guzman

Abstract

Deniers of climate change sometimes quip that claims about global warming are more about political science than climate science. They are wrong on the science, but may be right with respect to its political implications. A hotter world, this book argues, will bring unprecedented migrations, famine, war, and disease. It will be a social and political disaster of the first order. This book takes climate change out of the realm of scientific abstraction to explore its real-world consequences. The text takes as its starting point a fairly optimistic outcome in the range predicted by scientists: a ... More

Keywords: climate change, global warming, average global temperatures, food production, droughts, fresh water, climate-refugee camps

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199933877
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199933877.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew T. Guzman, author
University of California-Berkeley, Professor of Law

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