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Title Climate change and Australia : warming to the global challenge / Ben Saul ... [and others]
Published Annandale, N.S.W. : The Federation Press, 2012

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Description ix, 246 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Crisis in slow motion: science of global warning and the response needed -- Climate change and Australia: a vulnerable continent in a vulnerable region -- Global climate law and politics: from Rio to Cancù‰n and beyond -- Australia's response to climate change -- Climate change 'refugees'? Climate-related displacement and migration -- Climate wars? Conflict, security and climate change
Summary "As Australia is battered by hotter summers, more frequent and severe floods, devastating bushfires, water shortages in capital cities, and coastal erosion on its beaches, more and more often the question being asked is , 'Is climate change the cause?"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Climate change policy
International law
Political conditions
Resource security
Social conflict
Internally displaced persons
Statistics
Australia overseas comparisons
Climate change science
Australian
Notes Ben Saul, Steven Sherwood, Jane McAdam, Tim Stephens, James Slezak
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Global warming -- International cooperation.
Climatic changes -- International cooperation.
Environmental policy -- International cooperation.
Emigration and immigration.
Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Global warming -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Emigration and immigration -- Climatic factors.
Climatic changes -- Government policy -- Australia.
Author Saul, Ben.
ISBN 9781862878723 paperback
Other Titles Climate change & Australia