Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming

ISBN-10: 0439024943

ISBN-13: 9780439024945

Edition: 2007 (Guide (Instructor's))

Authors: Laurie David, Cambria Gordon

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List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Scholastic, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 9.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

LAURIE DAVID is devoted to stopping global warming. She founded the Stop Global Warming Virtual March and has produced several projects that aim to bring global warming to public attention, including the TBS Earth to America! comedy special, the HBO documentary Too Hot Not to Handle, and Al Gores documentary, An Inconvenient Truth. She was voted Glamours Woman of the Year for 2006. Laurie lives with her husband and their two daughters in Los Angeles, California.

Authors' Note
Letter to the Reader
It's Getting Hot in Here
So What Exactly Is Global Warming?
A Greenhouse Gas Is Not Caused by an Orchid Grower Who Ate Too Many Beans
Were Fossil Fuels Once Dinosaurs?
You Say You Want a Revolution?
CO[subscript 2]: The Big Kahuna
CO[subscript 2] and Temperature: Like Peanut Butter and Jelly
I'm Melting!
The Bald and the Beautiful
The Oceans Are Carbon Sponges
What Is Your Carbon Footprint?
Says Who?
Weird, Wacky Weather
Hurricanes Flex Their Muscles
A Thirsty Planet
Heat Waves: The X-Games of Summer
Beach Bummer
A Walk in the Park?
Backyard BBQ
Extinction Stinks
Connect the Dots
Walrus, Penguins, and Polar Bears, Oh, My!
Don't Put Bleach in the Colors, Um, Corals!
Kiss This Toad Good-bye
Up, Up, and Away
What You Can Do to Stop Global Warming
Clean Up Your Room!
How Many Concerned Kids Does It Take to Screw in a Lightbulb?
Paper or Plastic? Neither!
The Carbon (Re)Cycle
Reading, Writing, and Saving Energy
Become Famous (All You Need Is Energy)
Hybrid (hi-bred)
The Alternatives Rock
We've Got the Power
What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? A Sustainable Career
What Else You Can Do
Words to Know
Suggestions for Further Reading
Cool Web Sites to Check Out
Source Notes
Selected Bibliography
Photo Credits
About the Authors
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