Book: The Rough Guide to Climate Change

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The Rough Guide to Climate Change: The Symptoms, the Science, the Solutions

Author: Robert Henson
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Publisher: Rough Guides

A complete, unbiased guide to one of the most pressing problems facing humanity. From the current situation and background science to the government skeptics and possible solutions, this book covers the whole subject. The guide also includes lifestyle advice and tips for consumers who want to make a difference in tomorrow’s climate, and comes complete with a glossary of websites for further information.

The Rough Guide to Climate Change is a complete, unbiased guide to one of the most pressing problems facing humanity. From the current situation and background science to the government skeptics and possible solutions, this book covers the whole subject. The guide looks at:

  • Visible symptoms of change from a warming planet
  • How global warming works
  • The evolution of our atmosphere over the last 4.5 billion years
  • What computer simulations of climate reveal about our past, present, and future
  • The skeptics: Who are they? What are their grounds for disagreeing with the crowd?
  • Battle of the titans: The oil industry vs. the global commons
  • Global warming in the media: A review of the last few decades
  • Global solutions: What governments and scientists are doing to try and solve the problem

Plus much, more. The guide also includes lifestyle advice and tips for consumers who want to make a difference in tomorrow’s climate, and comes complete with a glossary of websites for further information.

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