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Global warming

Author: Brian Black; Gary J Weisel
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010.
Series: Historical guides to controversial issues in America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book takes one of the hot-button issues of our time and surveys it in historical context, creating a portrait of the multicentury shifts in thinking that have led to gradual acceptance of the concept. It summarizes pertinent aspects of geology, earth science, and climate science.--[book cover].
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Black; Gary J Weisel
ISBN: 9780313345227 0313345228 9780313345234 0313345236
OCLC Number: 436030711
Description: xv, 188 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: What we know : a brief history of the earth and its climate --
How we know : a brief history of global warming research --
How did we get here? --
Domestic politics and ethics regarding the environment --
The international response --
Present and future policy options --
Epilogue: Integrating global warming into Federal action.
Series Title: Historical guides to controversial issues in America.
Responsibility: Brian C. Black and Gary J. Weisel.

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Tracing scientific ideas about the structure of Earth, Global Warming creates an intellectual portrait of the shifts in thinking that have led to the current controversy, enabling readers to make up  Read more...

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