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 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 Kar Lee - Smashwords
Why is Climate Change so controversial? Are we running out of oil? Was the burning of Moscow in 2010 a result of Global Warming? This book provides a critical but concise analysis of the evidence of the Global Warming theory and the Peak-Oil claim.
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.