Emily Boyd is Lecturer in Environment and Development at the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds. Emma L. Tompkins is Senior Lecturer in Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability at the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds. She sits on the Editorial Board of Ecology and Society, and was an expert reviewer for the IPCC's fourth Assessment Report.
A valuable guide to the underlying science, the possible impacts of change, and the political hazards now surrounding the debate. --Sir Crispin Tickell - Former Chairman of both the Board of the Climate Institute of Washington DC an Tells it like it is. Highly recommended to concerned and as yet unconcerned citizens. --Neil Adger - Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia