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 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.
by Bharat Raj Singh - InTech
Global warming has become perhaps the most complicated issue facing world leaders. It is becoming clear that humans have caused most of the warming by releasing heat-trapping gases as we power our modern lives mainly by the burning of fossil fuels.
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 I. Zabel, D. Duggan-Haas, R. Ross - Paleontological Research Institution
This book includes both the basics of climate change science and perspectives on teaching a subject that has become socially and politically polarized. The focus audience is high school Earth science and environmental science teachers.