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Global warming

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Global warming -- Juvenile literature,
    • Environmental protection -- United States -- Juvenile literature,
    • Global warming

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the gradual warming of our planet, its possible causes and effects, and some solutions.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 108-109) and index.

      StatementJenny Tesar.
      SeriesOur fragile planet
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC981.8.G56 T47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p. :
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1886414M
      ISBN 100816024901
      LC Control Number90047544
      OCLC/WorldCa22420979

      Global warming book climate change describes an event when temperatures change rapidly within a few years or decades. Reported by-effects include increased determination and a sense of grounded hope. A key concept, delivered from the eccentric Professor Hoffman, suggests, in Hoffman's words, the existence of a " politico-legal-media " complex, comparable to the " military-industrial complex ," of the Cold War era. While he strongly suggests that global warming is due to man-made causes, he does include the possibility of cyclical warming trends. Henshon, Ph.

      It goes on to summarize the evidence proving that there is disagreement — and then it explains why the scientists disagree. You will read tales about climate-justice organisers, tar-sand Global warming book and occupiers. In U. Some skeptics say that the climate is too complicated to be accurately modeled, and that there are too many unknowns. His tone is firm but temperate: "Our planet may be going… Seymour Simon is probably the dean of science writing for primary-graders, and his Global Warming is typically excellent, marrying a logically structured text to expertly chosen, well-placed, full-color photographs. Global warming is happening because of the greenhouse effect: heat is being trapped near the ground by carbon dioxide, water vapor, and greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

      Conkling et Global warming book. The presentation of this award has been criticized as a promotion of the politics of the oil industry and for blurring the lines between fiction and journalism. Scientists Craig Idso, Fred Singer, and Robert Carter critique the sources of this myth and present a summary of the physical science that makes it plain beyond any doubt that there is no global warming crisis. The 17th conference, which met in in Durban, South Africa, agreed to extend the accord which was extended to later in and also agreed to work toward an unspecified new accord; at the same time, however, Canada became the first ratifying nation to withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol. This new book from the Heartland Institute debunks the idea of consensus totally. New research shows that is not true.


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