The Rough Guide to Climate Change

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Rough Guides, 2006 - Science - 341 pages
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 back ground science to the government sceptics and possible solutions, this book covers the whole subject. The guide looks at:Visible symptoms of change from a warming planetHow global warming works.The evolution of our atmosphere over the last 4.5 billion yearsWhat computer simulations of climate reveal about our past, present, and futureThe sceptics: Who are they? What are their grounds for disagreeing with the crowd?Battle of the titans: The oil industry vs. the global commonsGlobal warming in the media: A review of the last few decades.Global solutions: What governments and scientists are doing to try and solve the problemPlus 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 gloassary of websites for further information.

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This is a well organized and very broad view of the different changes that will take place in the future as our atmosphere chemistry changes due to human-industrial processes. The best nuggets were ... Read full review

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This a fascinating reference book on a complex subject. I have not read it cover to cover, but find it interesting to read and concepts are well explained. I learn a bit more every time I pick it up. Read full review


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