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Climate change

Author: Charles, Prince of Wales; Tony Juniper; Emily Shuckburgh; Ruth Palmer
Publisher: London : Ladybird Books Ltd, 2017. ©2017
Series: Ladybird expert series 117, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Climate Change is a clear, simple and enlightening introduction to one of the most important issues facing our world today. From HRH The Prince of Wales, environmentalist Tony Juniper and climate scientist Dr Emily Shuckburgh, it explains the history, dangers and challenges of global warming and explores possible solutions with which to reduce its impact. You'll learn about  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles, Prince of Wales; Tony Juniper; Emily Shuckburgh; Ruth Palmer
ISBN: 9780718185855 0718185854
OCLC Number: 973272219
Description: 50 pages : colour illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: The Earth's climate --
A warming world --
Melting ice and rising sea levels --
Heatwaves, droughts, floods, storms --
Threats to people and where they live --
Disappearing wildlife --
Impacts on businesses and communities --
Climate change in the distant past --
Causes of recent climate disruption --
Emissions, sinks and atmospheric accumulation of carbon --
Increasing energy demand --
Clearing forests and damaging soils --
Past and present changes in carbon dioxide --
Acid oceans --
Risk of major environmental changes --
Benefits of limiting warming to 1.5°C --
The scale and urgency of pollution cuts --
Energy solutions --
Forest solutions --
Food and farming solutions --
Circular economy --
Meeting the challenge of climate change --
New opportunities and improved quality of life --
One Earth.
Series Title: Ladybird expert series 117, 1.
Responsibility: HRH The Prince of Wales, Tony Juniper, Emily Shuckburgh ; with illustrations by Ruth Palmer.

Abstract:

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Climate Change is a clear, simple and enlightening introduction to one of the most important issues facing our world today. From HRH The Prince of Wales, environmentalist Tony Juniper and climate scientist Dr Emily Shuckburgh, it explains the history, dangers and challenges of global warming and explores possible solutions with which to reduce its impact. You'll learn about the causes and consequences of climate disruption; heatwaves, floods and other extreme weather; disappearing wildlife; acid oceans; the benefits of limiting warming; sustainable farming, new clean technologies and the circular economy. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.

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