1 edition of Global Warming found in the catalog.
2012 by Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services in New York .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (page 76) and index.
|Statement||edited by Michael Anderson|
|Series||The Environment: Ours to Save|
|LC Classifications||QC981.8.G56 G574416 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||79 pages :|
|Number of Pages||79|
|LC Control Number||2010049962|
Individuals, communities, farmers, cities, companies, and governments have shown that they care about this planet, its people, and its places. The film shares the latest scientific findings on climate change and shows the effects that each degree in temperature increase has on the world. That means it may be possible for people to slow down the change. Endnotes list things individuals and families can do to help curb climate change, as a hopeful counterbalance.
The temperature levels described above for irreversible and extinction level global warming are not hard and rigid boundaries, but boundary ranges that describe the related consequences and their intensities within a certain level of global warming. Simon's book is indeed a comprehensive introduction to global warming, sort of 'An Inconvenient Truth' for children if you like. Hansenformer head of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies at the time, wrote that Crichton "doesn't seem to have the foggiest notion about the science that he writes about. But much, including the central claim, is bunk. The authors get right to the point with their succinct, easy-to-read explanations.
Most scientists also agree that it is difficult in general to tie the effects of human activity to specific unusual or extreme weather events, but a number of studies released in agreed that the —14 extreme heat waves in Australia would not have been as severe without the effects of emissions resulting from human activity. Chapter 4 and Chapter 5 will set the foundation necessary to understand how we are already creating the conditions that will precipitate irreversible and extinction-level global warming if we keep going as we are now. Similarly throughout Earth history, effusive, basaltic, volcanic eruptions have emitted large quantities of chlorine and bromine, depleting the ozone layer and raising temperatures. Simon's book is indeed a comprehensive introduction to global warming, sort of 'An Inconvenient Truth' for children if you like. Walton wrote that Crichton's books, "as meticulously researched as they are, have an amusement park feel.
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This global warming documentary looks back on the progress made to address climate change over the last decade. President Bush called for the world's major polluting nations to set global and national goals for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, but the nonbinding nature of the proposed goals provoked skepticism from nations that favored stronger measures.
The Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate established no commitments on the part of its members; it held its first meeting in His aim is simply to sling enough mud and to hell with consistency. Indeed, he later criticises the IPCC models for failing to simulate shifts in ocean currents.
Along with our currently increasing average global temperature, some parts of the Earth may actually get colder while other parts get warmer—hence the idea of average global temperature.
Plot summary[ edit ] Peter Evans is a lawyer for a millionaire philanthropist, George Morton. We are creating a serious global warming crisis that will last far longer than we ever thought possible. For the longest time, our scientists believed that once in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide remains there for about years.
The eventual temperature range associated with triggering and marking the beginning of the irreversible global warming processes is an increase in average global temperature of 2.
For each solution, we describe its history, the carbon impact it provides, the relative cost and savings, the path to adoption, and how it works.
You will learn what motivates these people and how the climate justice movement is stepping into the footsteps of the great social-justice struggles of the 19th and 20th centuries. A short glossary and index may help with more complicated ideas.
It is now mostly accepted that the analysis that produced these data was wrong. The main villains in the plot are environmental extremists. Individuals, communities, farmers, cities, companies, and governments have shown that they care about this planet, its people, and its places.
Oceans are expected to become more acidic, to the detriment of sea life. Endnotes list things individuals and families can do to help curb climate change, as a hopeful counterbalance. Joseph Romm suggests that Kenner is a stand-in for Crichton himself.
That's to say, he has rounded up just about every criticism ever made of the majority scientific view that global warming, most probably caused by human activity, is under way, and presented them unchallenged. That means it may be possible for people to slow down the change.The ozone layer, 12 to 19 miles above Earth, protects life on Earth by absorbing harmful solar ultraviolet radiation.
When the ozone layer is depleted, more ultraviolet-B radiation than usual reaches Earth, increasing our risk of sunburn and skin cancer and warming Earth.
Jan 02, · Based on a detailed examination of major UN global climate change and sustainable development negotiated outcomes over the course of several decades, this book focuses on two global development challenges faced by the UN and its member states: access to sustainable energy for all, and global climate sylvaindez.com: Susan Hussein.
Feb 25, · I read "The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming" immediately after reading Bill McKibben's book "Eaarth". What I was hoping for was a well thought out book listing counter arguments to Mr.
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Dealing solely with the "crisis" of Global Warming" TM, the error-filled book serves as the basis for a movie version directed by Davis Guggenheim (cough cough) and narrated by Al Gore. Gore's fake film premiers at the Sundance Film Festival. Irreverent and entertaining, The Down-to-Earth Guide To Global Warming is filled with facts about global warming and its disastrous consequences, loads of photos and illustrations, as well as suggestions for how kids can help combat global warming in their homes, schools, and communities.
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What was uncovered is a path forward that can roll back global warming within thirty years.