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Global Warming and Climate Change Demystified

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ISBN-10: 0071502408

ISBN-13: 9780071502405

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jerry Silver

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 2/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 289
Size: 7.30" wide x 9.10" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

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