A Contract with the Earth


Published in: Google Books > Nature > global warming | Published on 17/Dec/2019 02:19

256 pages , JHU Press , 2009-04-01
The foundation of the book—a ten-point Contract with the Earth—promotes ingenuity over rhetoric as the way forward.



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Global Warming


Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > global warming | Published on 17/Dec/2019 01:22

32 pages , HarperCollins , 2013-02-26
Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon gives you a full-color photographic introduction to the causes and effects of global warming and climate change. Earth's climate has always varied, but it is now changing more rapidly than at any other time in recent centuries. The climate is very complex, and many factors play important rol...[Read More]



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Global Warming for Dim Wits A Scientist's Perspective of Climate Change


Published in: Google Books > Science > global warming | Published on 17/Dec/2019 01:02

142 pages , Universal-Publishers , 2010
Human beings are not very bright. The power output of the human brain is about 40 watts, and that is indeed pretty dim. We definitely are all dim wits. This book was written for dim wits - from one dim wit to another, as they say. Its primary purpose is to address the controversy affectionately known as global warming. Written by a...[Read More]



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Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water Balance


Published in: Google Books > Science > global warming | Published on 16/Dec/2019 23:48

234 pages , Academic Press , 2018-02-19
Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water examines the greenhouse gas emissions and their warming effect, climate change projections, crop productivity and water. The book explores the most important greenhouse gases that influence the climate system, technical terms associated with climate projections, an...[Read More]



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The Carbon Diaries 2015


Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Fiction > global warming | Published on 16/Dec/2019 23:10

384 pages , Hachette Children's , 2011-06-16
It's January 1st, 2015, and the UK is the first nation to introduce carbon dioxide rationing, in a drastic bid to combat climate change. As her family spirals out of control, Laura Brown chronicles the first year of rationing with scathing abandon. Will her mother become one with her inner wolf? Will her sister give up her wee...[Read More]



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Global Climate Change Turning Knowledge Into Action


Published in: Google Books > Nature > global warming | Published on 16/Dec/2019 20:25

456 pages , Routledge , 2016-09-16
The science of climate change is a complex subject that balances the physical record and scientific fact with politics, policy, and ethics - and is of particular importance to the geosciences. This thoughtfully crafted new text and accompanying media encourage non-science majors to practice critical thinking, analysis, and discourse abo...[Read More]



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The Impact of Global Warming on Texas A Report of the Task Force on Climate Change in Texas


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > global warming | Published on 16/Dec/2019 08:52

242 pages , University of Texas Press , 1995-01-01
Overall, this book is an admirable attempt at a discussion of the effects of global warming, and should stimulate discussions of policy options at the state, and even national, level. . . . This thought-provoking book is suitable for environmental decisionmakers in Texas (or in any state) who are trying to deal with glob...[Read More]



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Discourses of Global Climate Change Apocalyptic framing and political antagonisms


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > global warming | Published on 16/Dec/2019 05:15

202 pages , Routledge , 2014-11-13
This book examines the arguments made by political actors in the creation of antagonistic discourses on climate change. Using in-depth empirical research from Sweden, a country considered by the international political community to be a frontrunner in tackling climate change, it draws out lessons that contribute to the worldwide environ...[Read More]



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Is the Temperature Rising? The Uncertain Science of Global Warming


Published in: Google Books > Science > global warming | Published on 16/Dec/2019 05:05

262 pages , Princeton University Press , 2018-06-05
Most of us have heard the dire predictions about global warming. Some experts insist that warming has already started, and they warn of such impending disasters as the sea level rising to flood coastal cities. Others, however, have issued loud counterclaims, assuring us that global warming is a myth based on misleading ...[Read More]



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AN Appeal to Reason A Cool Look at Global Warming


Published in: Google Books > Science > global warming | Published on 05/Nov/2019 08:45

160 pages , Harry N. Abrams , 2009-12-29
Argues against the conventional ideology regarding global warming, stating that "solutions" and "remedies" such as green protectionism create more harm than support for the cause and the global economy.



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Inconspicuous Consumption The Environmental Impact You Don't Know You Have


Published in: Google Books > Nature > global warming | Published on 05/Nov/2019 07:54

288 pages , Grand Central Publishing , 2019-08-27
From a former New York Times science writer, this urgent call to action will empower you to stand up to climate change and environmental pollution by making simple but impactful everyday choices. With urgency and wit, Tatiana Schlossberg explains that far from being only a distant problem of the natural world created by t...[Read More]



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Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life A Tar Sands Tale


Published in: Google Books > Nature > global warming | Published on 05/Nov/2019 05:28

232 pages , MIT Press , 2018-03-30
Seeking new definitions of ecology in the tar sands of northern Alberta and searching for the sweetness of life in the face of planetary crises. Confounded by global warming and in search of an affirmative politics that links ecology with social change, Matt Hern and Am Johal set off on a series of road trips to the tar sands of norther...[Read More]



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