3 edition of Climate change. found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||QC981.8.G56 O55 2011|
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We need clear explanations of climate change, what it means and how to cope with it. Tim Flannery, an Australian mammalogist, is a supple writer with a wide-ranging and questioning mind. “Bill McKibben’s groundbreaking book The End of Nature–issued in dozens of languages and long regarded as a classic–was the first book to alert us to global warming. But the danger is broader than that: even as climate change shrinks the space where our civilization can exist, new technologies like artificial intelligence and robotics.
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Each nonfiction book explains how climate change affects the weather, wildlife, our oceans, and the habitats of living things around the world! Explaining the possible devastating effects of climate change, the books include a helpful glossary and index that direct students to the most important terms and : $ I recently became familiar with Climate Fiction when I read Omar El-Akkad’s American War, a novel set in the future during America’s second Civil War, which breaks out because of climate change the subsequent depletion of resources throughout the country. The very first page of the book is what enticed me the most.
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book of 5 stars Climate change is a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years. It may be a change in average weather conditions, or in the distribution of weather around the average conditions (i.e., more or fewer extreme weather events).
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It helped me organize and summarize my understanding. However, I still think the book /5(48). Rich’s book comes to the shocking conclusion that, Climate change. book he puts it, “nearly every conversation we have in about climate change was being held in ” This is a history of what could.
What I like about Kolbert’s book is that it gives glimpses into what climate change actually means. She shows us disappearing villages, extinctions, changes in the migration patterns of animals and diseases and humans, and, in a cautionary scenario, the collapse of entire civilisations.
Climate change is a change in the usual weather found in a place. This could be a change in how much rain a place usually gets in a year.
Or it could be a change in a place's usual temperature for a month or season. Climate change is also a change in Earth's climate. This could be a change in Earth's usual temperature. Or it could be a change. They are ebooks format: On Global warming and the Illusion of Control – Part 1 presents the basics and illusions behind the hypothesis of global warming and climate change,; Who Turned on the Heat.
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To tackle this problem and mobilize action, “Don’t Even Think About It” argues we need science, but just as importantly, we need emotional, compelling narratives. Climate change presents perhaps the most profound challenge ever confronted by human society. This Handbook is a definitive analysis drawing on the best thinking on questions of how climate change affects human systems, and how societies can, do, and should : Susan Hussein.
10 hours ago The book documents how fossil fuel-burning is a major contributor to both air pollution and global warming. Air pollution and climate change are force-multipliers that escalate communicable vector-borne viral disease as well as non-communicable.
Climate Change concludes with a look toward the future, discussing climate model projections, exploring the economic and technological realities of energy production, and presenting a view of the global warming challenge through the lens of risk.
Each chapter features profiles of scientists who advanced our understanding of the material discussed. Henson gives the overview on climate science. What this book does is address the various ways in which one can actually combat climate change. Take wind power.
People in the press like to say that wind is inefficient as a generator, because it’s intermittent. Climate scientists have shown that extreme rainfall, more likely as the earth warms, is already becoming more common across the country.
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Climate change is an urgent problem. Because it is causing new weather extremes and fatal catastrophes, climate change is better termed climate disruption. Bending the curve to flatten the upward trajectory of pollution emissions responsible for climate disruption is essential in order to protect billions of people from this global threat.
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The book fills a void in the dialogue on climate change and heat islands by examining both the environmental benefits in developed countries and the population benefit in developing countries. Greenovation: Urban Leadership on Climate Change, by Joan Fitzgerald (Oxford University Presspages, $).
This book explains the consequences of further climate change, from flooding of coastal areas to unhealthy pollution in urban areas, and how governments, businesses, and citizens can proactively work on limiting their use of greenhouse gases.