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Global warming

Author: David M Haugen; Susan Musser; Kacy Lovelace
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2010.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
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Authors discuss the issues of global warming including the causes, the impacts, and what can be done to mitigate the effects of it.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Haugen; Susan Musser; Kacy Lovelace
ISBN: 9780737746327 0737746327 9780737746310 0737746319
OCLC Number: 437115841
Description: 249 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Is global warming a real phenomenon? --
Global warming is real / Ben Bova --
Global warming is a myth / Edmund Contoski --
Global warming is a get-rich scam / Michael Reagan --
The media are silencing the views of global warming deniers / Brendan O'Neill --
Science disproves the claims of global warming deniers / Joseph Romm --
The Earth's climate is cooling, not warming / Deroy Murdock --
pt. 2. What causes global warming? --
Human-produced carbon dioxide contributes to global warming / John W. Farley --
Human-produced carbon dioxide does not contribute significantly to global warming / Roy Spencer --
Melting permafrost contributes to global warming / Steve Connor --
Deforestation contributes to global warming / Daniel Howden --
Livestock agriculture contributes to global warming / Marisa Miller Wolfson --
pt. 3. What is the impact of global warming? --
Global warming is melting the polar ice caps / Lester R. Brown --
Global warming could not melt the polar ice caps / Jerome J. Schmitt --
Polar bears are threatened by global warming / Kassie Siegel and Brendan Cummings --
It is uncertain whether polar bears are threatened by global warming / Kenneth P. Green --
Global warming will negatively impact human health / Daniel J. Weiss and Robin Pam --
Global warming will lead to fewer human deaths / Bjorn Lomborg --
pt. 4. How can global warming be mitigated? --
A carbon tax will help curb global warming / Ralph Nader and Toby Heaps --
A cap-and-trade program will help curb global warming / Robert N. Stavins --
Nuclear energy should be part of the solution to curb global warming / Matt Bennett, Rob Keast, and John Dyson --
Nuclear energy should not be part of the solution to curb global warming / Mark Hertsgaard --
Renewable energies can help curb global warming / Matthew Rothschild --
Renewable energies are not a practical solution to global warming / Jesse H. Ausubel --
The anti-global warming movement needs more political clout / Joel Bleifuss.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: David Haugen, Susan Musser, and Kacy Lovelace, book editors.

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Authors discuss the issues of global warming including the causes, the impacts, and what can be done to mitigate the effects of it.

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