Cover: Climatic Change: Evidence, Causes, and Effects, from Harvard University PressCover: Climatic Change in E-DITION

Climatic Change

Evidence, Causes, and Effects

Edited by Harlow Shapley

Available from De Gruyter »

Product Details


$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674367166

Publication Date: 01/01/1953

318 pages


Related Subjects

Harvard University Press has partnered with De Gruyter to make available for sale worldwide virtually all in-copyright HUP books that had become unavailable since their original publication. The 2,800 titles in the “e-ditions” program can be purchased individually as PDF eBooks or as hardcover reprint (“print-on-demand”) editions via the “Available from De Gruyter” link above. They are also available to institutions in ten separate subject-area packages that reflect the entire spectrum of the Press’s catalog. More about the E-ditions Program »

Here twenty-two world-famous authorities from ten leading educational and government organizations discuss the nature and causes of climatic change and the effects which climate has produced on various elements in the natural world, both biological and physical. For example, many of the great steps in evolution came about as a result of climatic changes.

Evidence of changes in climate is found in geology, in the study of tree rings, in the geologic record of plant life, and from vertebrate paleontology; causes of these changes are sought in both solar and terrestrial influences.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Cover: A Theory of Justice: Original Edition, by John Rawls, from Harvard University Press

John Rawls: Speaking in a Shared Political Language

On the occasion of the anniversary of the publication of A Theory of Justice, Andrius Gališanka, author of John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice, reflects on some of Rawls’s ideas on moral and political reasoning