432 pages , Penguin , 2012-03-27 Van Jones, Al Gore, Elizabeth Kolbert, Naomi Klein, and other essential voices on global warming, from its 19th-century discovery to the present, in a volume edited by Bill McKibben, our most widely respected environmental writer With the rise of extreme weather events worldwide--witness the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Sandy, Irene,...[Read More]
448 pages , Random House , 2019-06-11 A riveting, urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland, a dramatic harbinger of climate change “Jon Gertner takes readers to spots few journalists or even explorers have visited. The result is a gripping and important book.”—Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize–...[Read More]
64 pages , 2009 Focuses on developments and theories in science that are of widespread popular interest and give rise to controversy and public concern. This title focuses on 'how science works' with applications and examples, and features details of the development or discovery.