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Book Reviews Policy Making Global Change: Policy Making nesses are doing, including their reactions to infor- in an Era of Global Environmental Change. mation about global change. R. E. Munn, J. W . M. la Riviere, and N. van Lookeren Chapter 1 is a good condensation of the types of Campagne, Eds. 1996. 225 pp. $49.50. Hardbound. global changes occurring with excellent illustrations Kluwer Academic Publishers. ISBN 0-7923-3872-3. of a variety of changes. Chapter 4 presents an excel- lent assessment of the climate system and how global This interesting book presents an enormous range climate change is occurring. It even gets into how the of information, concepts, and ideas related to global scientific research community and the projects are tack- change. The book's stated aim is to "assist understand- ling the issues. Chapter 5 addresses "Policy Responses ing between scientists and policymakers to allow to Global Environmental Issues" and is an excellent effective cooperation in responding to environmental summary of the policy issues. Chapter 8 also is quite changes." The book satisfies this aim. Basically, the interesting as it presents examples of responses by busi- target group for this book is decision makers in ness and industry, based largely on interviews http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Publisher
American Meteorological Society
Copyright
Copyright © American Meteorological Society
ISSN
1520-0477
D.O.I.
10.1175/1520-0477-78.6.1198
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Policy Making Global Change: Policy Making nesses are doing, including their reactions to infor- in an Era of Global Environmental Change. mation about global change. R. E. Munn, J. W . M. la Riviere, and N. van Lookeren Chapter 1 is a good condensation of the types of Campagne, Eds. 1996. 225 pp. $49.50. Hardbound. global changes occurring with excellent illustrations Kluwer Academic Publishers. ISBN 0-7923-3872-3. of a variety of changes. Chapter 4 presents an excel- lent assessment of the climate system and how global This interesting book presents an enormous range climate change is occurring. It even gets into how the of information, concepts, and ideas related to global scientific research community and the projects are tack- change. The book's stated aim is to "assist understand- ling the issues. Chapter 5 addresses "Policy Responses ing between scientists and policymakers to allow to Global Environmental Issues" and is an excellent effective cooperation in responding to environmental summary of the policy issues. Chapter 8 also is quite changes." The book satisfies this aim. Basically, the interesting as it presents examples of responses by busi- target group for this book is decision makers in ness and industry, based largely on interviews

Journal

Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Jun 1, 1997

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