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The global warming reader : a century of writing about climate change

Author: Bill McKibben
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of seminal texts on climate change from the phenomenon's discovery in the late 19th century to the present. Divided into three parts--Science, Politics, and Impact--this book presents opposing viewpoints, including essays and excerpts by scientists, politicians, novelists, religious leaders and others.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Global warming reader.
New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2012
(OCoLC)755697736
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill McKibben
ISBN: 9781101577219 1101577215
OCLC Number: 860770821
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : OR Books, 2011.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: On the influence of carbonic acid in the air upon the temperature on the ground / Svante Arrhenius --
The artificial production of carbon dioxide and its influence on temperature / G.S. Callendar --
Carbon dioxide exchange between atmosphere and ocean and the question of an increase of atmospheric CO₂ during the past decades / Roger Revelle and Hans E. Suess --
The keeling curve / Dave Keeling --
Statement of Dr. James Hansen / James Hansen --
Summary for policymakers : the science of climate change / IPCC Working Group I --
The "anthropocene" / Paul J. Crutzen and Eugene F. Stoermer --
The scientific concensus on climate change / Naomi Oreskes --
Target atmosphere CO₂ : where should humanity aim / James Hansen et al. --
Causes of the Russian heat wave and Pakistani floods / Jeff Masters --
from Earth in the balance / Al Gore --
"The battle to control reality" from The heat is on / Ross Gelbspan --
Remarks at the Kyoto Climate Change Conference / Al Gore --
"Is your stomach too full?" from Earth odyssey / Mark Hertsgaard --
The science of climate change : Senate floor statement / James M. Inhofe --
from State of fear / Michael Crichton --
from An inconvenient truth / Al Gore --
from The green collar economy : how one solution can fix our two biggest problems / Van Jones --
Climate generation : the evolution of the Energy Action Coalition's strategy / Billy Parish --
To really save the planet, stop going green / Mike Tidwell --
Climate rage / Naomi Klein --
This is fucked up--it's time to get mad, then busy / Bill McKibben --
The green generation / Adrienne Maree Brown --
The population myth / George Monbiot --
Global warming twenty years later : tipping points near / James Hansen --
Speech at Klimaforum / Mohamed Nasheed --
from The end of nature / Bill McKibben --
John 5:1-9 / Sally Bingham --
Climate change : an evangelical call to action / the Evangelical Climate Initiative --
An abrupt climate change scenario and its implications for United States national security / Peter Schwartz and Doug Randall --
"The briefing" from Field notes on democracy : listening to grasshoppers / Arundhati Roy --
Images / David Breashears and E.O. Wheeler --
Climate change and agriculture / Vandana Shiva --
Images / Gary Braasch --
The darkening sea : what carbon emissions are doing to the ocean / Elizabeth Kolbert --
Nepal's farmers on the front line of global climate change / John Vidal.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Bill McKibben.

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Collection of seminal texts on climate change from the phenomenon's discovery in the late 19th century to the present. Divided into three parts--Science, Politics, and Impact--this book presents opposing viewpoints, including essays and excerpts by scientists, politicians, novelists, religious leaders and others.

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