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Global warming

Author: Mary E Williams
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2006.
Series: Writing the critical essay.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selections examine the potential effects of global warming and whether the predictions about worldwide climate change are accurate. In addition, model essays and guided writing exercises assist students as they compose their own cause-and-effect analysis.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary E Williams
ISBN: 0737732105 9780737732108
OCLC Number: 62493587
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : background to controversy : the heated debate surrounding global warming --
Opposing viewpoints on global warming. Global warming causes extreme weather / Tim Dickinson ; Global warming may not be the cause of extreme weather / Christopher Lingle ; Global warming threatens polar life / Current events ; Global warming is not a threat to polar life / Philip Stott ; Fixing global warming will require global sacrifice / Richard D. Lamm and Buie Seawell ; Global warming will be beneficial / Dennis Avery --
Model essays and writing exercises. Preface A : the five-paragraph essay ; Preface B : the cause-and-effect essay ; Essay one : global warming threatens human health ; Exercise A : create an outline from an existing essay ; Essay two : global warming does not spread infectious diseases ; Exercise A : create an outline for an opposing cause-and-effect essay ; Exercise B : create an outline for an opposing persuasive essay ; Essay three : the long-term effects of global warming are difficult to determine ; Exercise A : writing introductions and conclusions --
Supporting research material. Appendix A : facts about global warming ; Appendix B : finding and using sources of information ; Appendix C : using MLA style to create a works cited list ; Appendix D : sample essay topics.
Series Title: Writing the critical essay.
Responsibility: Mary E. Williams, book editor.

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Selections examine the potential effects of global warming and whether the predictions about worldwide climate change are accurate. In addition, model essays and guided writing exercises assist students as they compose their own cause-and-effect analysis.

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