A clear, concise discussion of today's hottest topics in climate change, including adapting to climate change and geo-engineering to mitigate the effects of change, Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second Edition takes on the tough questions of what to do and offers real solutions to the practical problems caused by radical changes in the Ea

chapter 1|44 pages

- The Fifth Revolution

ByRobert G. Watts

chapter 2|36 pages

- Radiatively Important Atmospheric Constituents

ByDonald J. Wuebbles, Darienne Ciuro

chapter 3|58 pages

- Scenarios of Future Socio-Economics, Energy, Land Use, and Radiative Forcing

ByJiyong Eom, Richard Moss, Jae Edmonds, Kate Calvin, Leon Clarke, Jim Dooley, Son H. Kim, Robert E. Kopp, Page Kyle, Patrick Luckow, Pralit Patel, Allison Thomson, Marshall Wise, and Yuyu Zhou

chapter 4|40 pages

Understanding Sea Level Rise and Coastal Hazards

ByAshish J. Mehta, Robert G. Dean, Clay L. Montague, Earl J. Hayter, and Yogesh P. Khare

chapter 5|42 pages

- Water Resources

ByWilliam H. McAnally, Phillip H. Burgi, Richard H. French, Jeffery P. Holland, James R. Houston, Igor Linkov, William D. Martin, Bernard Hsieh, Barbara Miller, Jim Thomas, James R. Tuttle, Darryl Calkins, Jose E. Sanchez, Stacy E. Howington, William R. Curtis, and Matteo Convertino

chapter 6|40 pages

- Energy Demand, Efficiency, and Conservation

ByHadi Dowlatabadi, Maryam Rezaei

chapter 7|48 pages

- Renewable Electricity

ByWalter Short

chapter 8|22 pages

- The Future of Energy from Nuclear Fission

BySon H. Kim, Temitope Taiwo

chapter 9|38 pages

- Energy from Nuclear Fusion

ByArthur W. Molvik

chapter 10|22 pages

- Energy from Space for Sustainable Commercial Power for Earth

ByDavid R. Criswell

chapter 11|22 pages

- Adapting to Climate Change

ByDonald J. Wuebbles

chapter 12|62 pages

- Climate Engineering: Impact Reducer or Suffering Inducer?

ByMichael C. MacCracken