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Global warming

Author: Kelly Knauer
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Time Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An overview of global warming discusses its causes; consequences for habitats, flora, fauna, and people around the globe; and potential solutions, and presents more than fifty things that ordinary people can do to help.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Nonfiction
Literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Knauer
ISBN: 9780822572763 0822572761 9781933821238 193382123X
OCLC Number: 175065959
Notes: "The causes, the perils, the solutions, the actions : 51 things you can do"--Jacket.
"Time Inc. specials"--Cover.
Description: 138 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction : a rather large question --
Problems : images --
When a planet fights a fever --
Briefing : state of the planet --
On the brink --
Are we making tropical storms more powerful? --
When warming affects health --
The burden of Asia's giants --
Smoke signals --
Viewfinder --
Solutions : images --
Adapting to a warmer planet --
Power plays : the search for a new energy --
Building green --
Can we clean up our act? --
Actions.
Other Titles: Time
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Responsibility: [editor, Kelly Knauer].

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Planet Earth is heating up, and so is the debate over why our climate is changing. This book explores the science of global warming in an illustrated book that ranges from polar ice caps to  Read more...

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