Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
Number of pages: 230
This Wikibook deals with climate change, in particular the recent climate change that is also referred to as 'global warming'. The book is really two parts: first, a primer on the science of climate change, and second, a study of societal implications of climate change.
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by Richard C. J. Somerville - University of California Press
An authoritative, up-to-date handbook on global change. Written by a scientist for nonscientists, this primer humanizes the great environmental issues of our time - the hole in the ozone layer, the greenhouse effect, acid rain, and air pollution.
by Darryl Whitford
The fascinating story of scientific discovery of the cause of global warming and the reticence of scientists and government to accept a different point of view. The discovery was uncovering knowledge of global warming that no one wanted to listen to.
by Jeffrey Bennett - Big Kid Science
Earth's climate is complex, and therefore so are many details of the science of global warming, but the key ideas are understandable to most fourth- and fifth-graders. Indeed, even the more arcane details are usually simple enough ...
by Abdel Hannachi - InTech
This is a general introduction to the popular topic of climate variability. It explores various aspects of climate variability and change from different perspectives, ranging from the low-frequency variability to the adaptation to climate change.