The Human Impact of Climate Uncertainty: Weather Information, Economic Planning, and Business Management, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Human Impact of Climate Uncertainty

Weather Information, Economic Planning, and Business Management, 1st Edition

By W. J. Maunder


194 pages

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Hardback: 9780367362614
pub: 2019-10-01
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Originally published in 1989, this book provides an overview of the economic dimensions of climate and human activities, and considers how the variable nature of the atmosphere must be accepted as an integral part of the management package. It discusses how climatic repercussions can hold major importance for international politics, particularly in the light of the impacts of climatic changes induced by greenhouse gases.

Table of Contents

1. The Setting 2. The Changing Economic Climate 3. The Global Scene 4. Information, Commodities and Communications 5. Weather Monitoring and Forecasting 6. Impacts and Sensitivities 7. Weighting the Weather 8. The Agricultural Scene 9. Weather Relationships 10. Forecasting Production 11. The Future.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1931 and 1997 make major contributions to applied climatology. They include environmental debates about greenhouse gases, ozone, acid rain and land, water and air pollution and discuss:

  • The economic, social, political and strategic implications of weather and climate
  • The health & prosperity of future generations
  • The economics of a green economy
  • Sustainable security, poverty and inequitable land distribution
  • And will be of interest to decision makers in agriculture, economics and business, politicians

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change