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Eyewitness climate change

Author: John Woodward
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Publishing, 2008.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Chart : Document : Juvenile audience   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Discover how global warming is changing our planet, and what we can do to fight back."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Chart, Document, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Woodward
ISBN: 9780756637712 0756637716 9780756637705 0756637708
OCLC Number: 233576408
Description: 72 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 wall chart poster.
Contents: Earth's climate --
The greenhouse effect --
The carbon cycle --
Checks and balances --
Natural climate change --
The human impact --
Burning the forests --
Fossil fuels --
Our carbon culture --
Adding to the problem --
Heatwaves and droughts --
Melting ice --
Warming oceans --
Oceanic research --
Living with the heat --
Plight of the polar bear --
Predicting future climates --
The next century --
What scares the scientists? --
Climate change and society --
Adapting to climate change --
Combating climate change --
Cutting the carbon --
Nuclear power --
Renewable energy --
Power for the people --
Energy efficiency --
Green transportation --
Your carbon footprint --
Greenhouse gas producers.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Climate change
Responsibility: written by John Woodward.

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Includes real-life photographs that offer an 'eyewitness' view of the dramatic changes that are affecting the weather, the environment and the way we lead our lives.  Read more...

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