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The Rough Guide to Climate Change

Henson, Robert (Book - 2011 )
The Rough Guide to Climate Change


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"Gives the complete picture of the single biggest issue facing our planet. ... lays out the facts and assesses the options - global and personal - for dealing with the threat of a warming world"--P. [4] of cover.
Authors: Henson, Robert, 1960-
Title: The rough guide to climate change
Publisher: London :, Rough Guides ;, London ;, New York :, Distributed by the Penguin Group,, 2011
Edition: 3rd ed
Characteristics: x, 406 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Robert Henson
Contents: Pt. 1: The basics : global warming in a nutshell. Climate change: a primer ; The greenhouse effect ; Who's responsible?
pt. 2: The symptoms : what's happening now, and what might happen in the future. Extreme heat ; Floods and droughts ; The big melt ; Oceans ; Hurricanes and other storms ; Ecosystems and agriculture
pt. 3: The science : how we know what we know about climate change. Keeping track ; The long view ; Circuits of change
pt. 4: Debates & solutions : from spats and spin to saving the planet. A heated debate ; The predicament ; Political solutions ; Technological solutions ; What you can do? : reducing your footprint & lobbying for action. Getting started ; home energy ; Transport and travel ; Shopping ; Offsetting
Summary: "Gives the complete picture of the single biggest issue facing our planet. ... lays out the facts and assesses the options - global and personal - for dealing with the threat of a warming world"--P. [4] of cover.
Alternate Title: Climate change
ISBN: 9781848365797
1848365799
Branch Call Number: 363.73874 H526r 2011
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