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Climate Change and Global Warming


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Heat: How to Stop the Planet from Burning
Heat: How to Stop the Planet from Burning
by George Monbiot and Matthew Prescott
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Heat: How to Stop the Planet From Burning marks an important moment in our civilization's thinking about global warming. The Question is no longer is climate change actually happening but what do we do about it? George monbiot offers an ambitious and far-... (read more)

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Engaging Voices: Tales of Morality and Meaning in an Age of Global Warming
Engaging Voices: Tales of Morality and Meaning in an Age of Global Warming
by Roger S Gottlieb
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Understanding moral conflict and nonviolent... (read more)

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Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1500 Years
Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1500 Years
by S Fred Singer
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Supported by in-depth scientific evidence, Singer and Avery present the compelling concept that global temperatures have been rising mostly or entirely because of a natural cycle. Unstoppable Global Warming explains why we're warming, why it's not very... (read more)

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How We Can Save the Planet: Preventing Global Climate Catastrophe
How We Can Save the Planet: Preventing Global Climate Catastrophe
by Mayer Hillman and Tina Fawcett and Sudir Chella Rajan
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An outstanding overview on global warming---and what we can do about it---from a distinguished world-class authority Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way... (read more)

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Global Warming for Beginners (For Beginners)
Global Warming for Beginners (For Beginners)
by Dean Goodwin
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The science is in: Global warming is for real. But what does it all really mean, and what can or should we do about it? This clear, fluid narrative by a leading scientist and educator takes a scrupulously balanced approach in explaining for the reader... (read more)

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With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change
With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change
by Fred Pearce
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Nature is fragile, environmentalists often tell us. But the lesson of this book is that it is not so. The truth is far more worrying. Nature is strong and packs a serious counterpunch . . . Global warming will very probably unleash unstoppable planetary... (read more)

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Wildlife Responses to Climate Change: North American Case Studies
Wildlife Responses to Climate Change: North American Case Studies
by Stephen H Schneider
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Wildlife Responses to Climate Change is the culmination of a three-year project to research and study the impacts of global climate change on ecosystems and individual wildlife species in North America. In 1997, the National Wildlife Federation provided... (read more)

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The Hot Topic: What We Can Do about Global Warming
The Hot Topic: What We Can Do about Global Warming
by Gabrielle Walker
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Last year, awareness about global warming reached a tipping point. Now one of the most dynamic writers and one of the most respected scientists in the field of climate change offer the first concise guide to both the problems and the solutions. Guiding... (read more)

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Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming
Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming
by Chris Mooney
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PRAISE FOR STORM WORLD   "Mooney chose to walk a minefield in attempting to assess a controversial and quickly evolving field in climate research. He not only succeeded in producing a fair and accurate description of the science, but produced a... (read more)

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Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods
Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods
by Richard B Primack
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In his meticulous notes on the natural history of Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau records the first open flowers of highbush blueberry on May 11, 1853. If he were to look for the first blueberry flowers in Concord today, mid-May would be too... (read more)

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Local Action: The New Paradigm in Climate Change Policy
Local Action: The New Paradigm in Climate Change Policy
by Tommy Linstroth
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While traditionally framed as a national and international problem, climate change is also an important local issue. For the past fifteen years, while nations have fought over the terms of emissions reductions and the Kyoto Protocol, local governments... (read more)

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 Vanishing Face of Gaia: a Final Warning (09 Edition)
Vanishing Face of Gaia: a Final Warning (09 Edition)
by James Lovelock
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The global temperature is rising, the ice caps are melting, and levels of pollution across the world have reached unprecedented heights. According to eminent scientist James Lovelock, in order to survive an assault from her dependents, the Earth is... (read more)

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The Global Fight for Climate Justice: Anticapitalist Responses to Global Warming and Environmental Destruction
The Global Fight for Climate Justice: Anticapitalist Responses to Global Warming and Environmental Destruction
by Ian Angus
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While corporations continue with business as usual, climate change is rapidly expanding the gap between rich and poor, according to this group of anticapitalists from five continents. Their essays here cover topics from food shortages... (read more)

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The End of the Long Summer: Why We Must Remake Our Civilization to Survive on a Volatile Earth
The End of the Long Summer: Why We Must Remake Our Civilization to Survive on a Volatile Earth
by Dianne Dumanoski
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For the past twelve thousand years, Earth's stable climate has allowed human civilization to flourish. But this long benign summer is an anomaly in the Earth's history and one that is rapidly coming to a close. The radical experiment of our modern... (read more)

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Global Warming Demystified: A Self Teaching Guide
Global Warming Demystified: A Self Teaching Guide
by Jerry Silver
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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... (read more)

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Infinity's Rainbow: The Politics of Energy, Climate and Globalization
Infinity's Rainbow: The Politics of Energy, Climate and Globalization
by Michael P Byron
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Ready for a dramatic lifestyle change? This book outlines the dire climatological and economic effects that are sure to ensue if mankind continues to pollute and to deplete the earth's bounteous resources at an accelerating pace. The author presents... (read more)

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The Discovery of Global Warming (New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine)
The Discovery of Global Warming (New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine)
by Spencer R Weart
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-221) and index.... (read more)

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The Flooded Earth: Our Future in a World Without Ice Caps
The Flooded Earth: Our Future in a World Without Ice Caps
by Peter D Ward
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No matter what efforts we make to halt global warming, sea level rise will be an unavoidable part of our future. In The Flooded Earth, species extinction expert Peter D. Ward describes in intricate detail what our world will look like in 2050, 2100, 2300,... (read more)

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Wildlife Responses to Climate Change: North American Case Studies
Wildlife Responses to Climate Change: North American Case Studies
by Stephen H Schneider
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In 1997, National Wildlife Federation provided fellowships to eight outstanding graduate students to conduct research on global climate change and engaged leading climate change experts Stephen H. Schneider and Terry L. Root to advise and guide the... (read more)

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Climate Change in Africa
Climate Change in Africa
by Camilla Toulmin
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This book outlines current thinking and evidence on climate change and the impacts such change will have on Africa. Global warming above the level of two degrees Celsius would be enormously damaging for poorer parts of the world, leading to crises... (read more)

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