An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming
The truth about the climate crisis is an inconvenient one that means we are going to have to change the way we live our lives - and this affects young people above all. Our climate crisis may at times appear to be happening slowly, but in fact it has become a true planetary emergency and we need to understand that we are facing a crisis.
Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States, has been a passionate advocate of action to halt climate change for many years. In this young adult edition of An Inconvenient Truth, adapted from his acclaimed book and film, he writes about the urgent need to solve the problems of climate change, presenting facts and information on all aspects of global warming in a direct, thoughtful and compelling way, using explanatory diagrams and dramatic photos to clarify and highlight key issues.
For this young adult edition, the text has been edited down from 320 to 192 pages, with younger readership in mind, so sections aimed specifically at adults (e.g. insurance implications, investing in energy and political material)and the text) will be omitted in favour of clear text, appropriate photographs and easily understandable graphs.
The overall aim is to gear the content to the people who will in fact be dealing with global warming for the rest of their lives.
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Great BookUser Review - sandyearthchild - Overstock.com
This book is a must for everyone to read. If everybody took the time to read it our enviroment may actually have a chance of improving. Al Gore reveals how and why the enviroment is being depleted in ... Read full review
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STRAIGHT UP TELL IT LIKE IT IS WITH SCIENTIFIC PROOF FOR YOU TO SEE EXTREMELY EASY TO READ. THIS IS NOT A BLAME GAME IT IS FACTS. EXCELLENT BOOK GREAT VALUE. Read full review