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.
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]
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]
272 pages , Henry Holt and Company , 2019-04-16 Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out. Bill McKibben’s groundbreaking book The End of Nature -- issued in dozens of languages and long regarded as a classic -- was the first boo...[Read More]
168 pages , How the World will Change , 2006 Hotter summers and milder winters have already made most of us aware of what scientists say is a trend towards extensive global warming. Most of the experts accompany their predictions with dire warnings of the resulting rising sea levels and spreading deserts. Trausti Valsson's approach to the problem of global warming is a r...[Read More]
42 pages , National Academies Press , 2001-07-28 The warming of the Earth has been the subject of intense debate and concern for many scientists, policy-makers, and citizens for at least the past decade. Climate Change Science: An Analysis of Some Key Questions, a new report by a committee of the National Research Council, characterizes the global warming trend over the ...[Read More]
119 pages , Chelsea House Pub , 1992 Examines the phenomenon of global warming, discussing the greenhouse effect in its positive, life-giving configuration, and again as this mechanism is knocked out of balance by increased levels of carbon gases.
509 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2005-06-24 This book seeks to separate fact from fiction in the global-warming debate. The author begins by describing the history of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and many other conferences, and their dire predictions on global temperatures, rainfall, weather and climate, while highlighting confusion...[Read More]
184 pages , OUP Oxford , 2004-11-25 Global Warming is one of the most controversial scientific issues of the twenty first century. This book provides an informative, up-to-date, and readable book about the predicted impacts of global warming and the surprises that could be in store for us in the near future. - ;Global Warming is one of the most controversial scientific i...[Read More]
237 pages , Brookings Institution Press , 2008-08-01 The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reflects the growing international consensus that the earth's climate is being changed by anthropogenic greenhouse gasses. Evidence presented by the IPCC and others points to the potential for increasingly dangerous weather, new disease outbrea...[Read More]
368 pages , A&C Black , 2011-10-03 The U.S. scientific community has long led the world in research on such areas as public health, environmental science, and issues affecting quality of life. These scientists have produced landmark studies on the dangers of DDT, tobacco smoke, acid rain, and global warming. But at the same time, a small yet potent subset of this communi...[Read More]
32 pages , Teacher Created Materials , 2015-09-20 In the last one hundred years, Earth's average temperature has risen one full degree. That might not sound like much, but it affects Earth's oceans, land, plants, and animals. Learn all about global warming, the carbon cycle, the greenhouse effect, and weather and climate with this science reader that brings the power of ...[Read More]