Chapter 3. Global Warming versus Returning Glaciers

  1. Prof. Franklin Hadley Cocks

Published Online: 21 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627035.ch3

Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions

Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions

How to Cite

Cocks, F. H. (2009) Global Warming versus Returning Glaciers, in Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627035.ch3

Author Information

  1. Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering, Durham NC 27708, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324460

Online ISBN: 9783527627035

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Keywords:

  • global warming;
  • returning glaciers; infrared radiation;
  • absolute temperature;
  • greenhouse gases

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Infrared Radiation and Absolute Temperature

  • Greenhouse Gases and Global Warming: Fourier, Tyndall, and Arrhenius

  • CO2 and Methane

  • The Big Picture

  • Recommended Reading