Global Warming: The Science of Climate Drake deals with certain aspects of the first theme Change F. Drake. 2000 . 273 pp. $72.00. quite well. For example, in chapter 1, she provides a Hardbound. Copublished by Arnold Publications and fairly detailed description of some of the basic prin- Oxfor d University Press. ISBN 0-340-65301 9. ciples of atmospheric physics, such as processes af- (Paperbound. $24.95. ISBN 0-340-65302) fecting electromagnetic radiation and the earth's energy budget. Although much of this is elementary physics that most of the intended audience should al- This book, as described by the author, is intended ready have taken in pre-university education, it pro- to be an intermediate textbook for geography, earth vides a useful review of such principles just the same. science, and environmental science students in univer- Likewise, chapter 2 provides a comprehensive look at sity who wish to know more about the complex sci- some aspects of the background science related to the ence of "global warming" and the related challenge of using uncertain science in policy making. Hence, climate system, particularly with the physical struc- ture and chemical composition of the atmosphere and Drake sought to prepare a science primer, rather than
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