Global Warming and Climate Change Demystified

ISBN-10: 0071502408
ISBN-13: 9780071502405
Edition: 2008
Authors: Jerry Silver
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List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 2/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 289
Size: 7.30" wide x 9.10" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

A non-heated discussion on global warming and climate change Interested in getting to the core of the reasons for the Earth's changing climate? Want an accurate reading on the science behind global warming? Here's your gauge! This easy-to-follow guide offers a temperate view of this hot topic. Global Warming & Climate Change Demystified starts by looking at scientific data gathered from weather instruments, satellite telemetry, ice cores, and coral sections that reveal how the Earth's temperature is changing. The book goes on to examine the causes of climate change, including both natural processes and human-generated greenhouse gases. Finally, the consequences of global warming are discussed and a wide variety of viable solutions that can be implemented by individuals as well as society as a whole are presented. Complete with end-of-chapter quizzes and a final review to test your knowledge, this book will teach you the fundamentals of global warming and climate change in an unbiased and thorough manner. This fast and easy guide offers: A thorough review of scientific dataDetails on the evidence of global warming worldwideInformation on the origin and impact of greenhouse gasesExplanations of alternatives to carbon-based energy sourcesSuggestions for local and global solutions Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Global Warming & Climate Change Demystified is your shortcut to understanding this important and timely issue.

Acknowledgments
Global Perspective--Thinking About the Earth
What We Know And How We Know It
Taking the Earth's Temperature
Signs of Global Warming
Why Climate Changes
The Earth's Thermostat--Keeping the Earth Warm
Greenhouse Chemistry
Origin and Impact of Greenhouse Gases
What We Can Expect And What We Can Do
Consequences of Global Warming
Resetting the Earth's Thermostat--Solutions
Glossary
Milestones in the History of Climate Change
Satellites That Monitor Weather and Climate
Units of Measurement Applied to Climate Change
Selected Resources
Summary of Key Climate Variables
Lingering Doubts and Concerns
Answers to Chapter Review Questions
Answers to Final Exam
Index

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