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Global Warming and Climate Change Demystified

Silver, Jerry (Book - 2008 )
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Global Warming and Climate Change Demystified


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A non-heated discussion on global warming and climate change Interested in getting to the core of the reasons for the Earth's changing climate? Want an accurate reading on the science behind global warming? Here's your gauge! This easy-to-follow guide offers a temperate view of this hot topic. Global Warming & Climate Change Demystified starts by looking at scientific data gathered from weather instruments, satellite telemetry, ice cores, and coral sections that reveal how the Earth's temperature is changing. The book goes on to examine the causes of climate change, including both natural processes and human-generated greenhouse gases. Finally, the consequences of global warming are discussed and a wide variety of viable solutions that can be implemented by individuals as well as society as a whole are presented. Complete with end-of-chapter quizzes and a final review to test your knowledge, this book will teach you the fundamentals of global warming and climate change in an unbiased and thorough manner. This fast and easy guide offers: A thorough review of scientific data Details on the evidence of global warming worldwide Information on the origin and impact of greenhouse gases Explanations of alternatives to carbon-based energy sources Suggestions for local and global solutions Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Global Warming & Climate Change Demystified is your shortcut to understanding this important and timely issue.
Authors: Silver, Jerry
Title: Global warming and climate change demystified
Publisher: New York :, McGraw-Hill,, c2008
Characteristics: xii, 289 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Jerry Silver
Notes: Includes index
ISBN: 0071502408
9780071502405
Branch Call Number: 363.73874 S587g 2008
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