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Complete Idiot's Guide to Global Warming (Complete Idiot's Guides)

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Publisher Comments:

Revisiting the most important topic of our time.

The rapid warming of the Earth's climate has been a concern for decades. Though many of us understand that temperatures willon averagerise, the science and the resulting social, economic, and political implications of such a change are far-reaching and complex. This new edition has been completely overhauled, synthesizing the latest information into an easy-to-read reference that provides a fair assessment of climate change, its costs, and even its short-term benefits.

? Covers the newest science and issues surrounding global warming

? Written by a seasoned science/nature journalist

Synopsis:

The time is right for this comprehensive guide separating the facts from the fiction about global warming-and how it affects ecological, sociological, and economic environments worldwide.

€ Features explanations of the meteorological variables of climate change, such as El Nino and the ozone layer

€ Covers Earth's past warming and cooling cycles, and how human activity has affected this natural pattern

€ Includes up to date discussions of the Bonn and Kyoto treaties

Synopsis:

The time is right for this comprehensive guide separating the facts from the fiction about global warming--and how it affects ecological, sociological, and economic environments worldwide.

About the Author

Michael Tennesen is a science writer who has written more than 400 stories for many top American publications, including Smithsonian, Reader's Digest, Air and Space, Discover, National Wildlife, Audubon, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Prevention, Playboy, and others.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592570713
Publisher:
Alpha
Subject:
Global warming
Author:
Tennesen, Michael
Subject:
Climatic changes
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology
Subject:
Weather
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Reference
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides
Publication Date:
20040406
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.20x7.36x.74 in. 1.13 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Climate Change and Global Warming

Complete Idiot's Guide to Global Warming (Complete Idiot's Guides)
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Product details 352 pages Alpha Books - English 9781592570713 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The time is right for this comprehensive guide separating the facts from the fiction about global warming-and how it affects ecological, sociological, and economic environments worldwide.

€ Features explanations of the meteorological variables of climate change, such as El Nino and the ozone layer

€ Covers Earth's past warming and cooling cycles, and how human activity has affected this natural pattern

€ Includes up to date discussions of the Bonn and Kyoto treaties

"Synopsis" by , The time is right for this comprehensive guide separating the facts from the fiction about global warming--and how it affects ecological, sociological, and economic environments worldwide.
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