adiabat Quick reference
A line plotted on a thermodynamic diagram, usually on a *tephigram, showing as a continuous sequence the temperature and pressure states of a parcel of air with changing height. An ...
Affective Imagery, Risk Perceptions, and Climate Change Communication Reference library
Anthony Leiserowitz and Nicholas Smith
Natural scientists have described global warming as perhaps the preeminent environmental risk confronting the world in the 21st century
age–sex pyramid Quick reference
A set of two histograms set back to back on a vertical axis, depicting the numbers of the two sexes by age group. In many less developed countries the pyramid will have a very wide base; these are termed ...
Social scientists and media critics have often been befuddled about how and why news coverage of important issues takes
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Quick reference
In the UK, an area in which development is very carefully considered, so that the beauty of the landscape is not diminished. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 empowers local authorities to establish a Conservation Board for their own AONB, in order to conserve it, enhance it, and increase public understanding and enjoyment of its qualities. See ...