Science

Climate Change For Beginners

Author: Dean Goodwin

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 144

View: 156

Year after year science continually proves that global climate change is real. But what does it all really mean and what can or should we do about it? Climate Change For Beginners is a clear, fluid narrative by a leading scientist and educator who takes a scrupulously balanced approach in explaining the history of global climate monitoring and change, and the whos, hows, whats, whens, wheres and whys of the interaction between human activity and recent trends in the Earth’s climate. Working from the premise that no one can do everything, but everyone can do something, Dean Goodwin challenges readers with experiments they can conduct to gain a better understanding of the science underlying the problems facing our planet and concludes with a list of 50 easy actions readers can choose from to start doing their part in the effort to slow or stop global warming. Replaces previous edition, ISBN 9781934389430.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Climate Crisis for Beginners

Author: Andy Prentice

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 831

The Climate Crisis is real. Climate Change is having an enormous impact on the world around us. This book uses simple language and vivid illustrations to explain complex questions clearly. How does the climate work? What are we doing to change it? What can we do differently to avoid the worst outcomes? Why do we all find change so hard? The Climate Crisis is a troubling and sensitive topic, especially for children, so the book includes vital tips on how to set realistic goals and not get overwhelmed by bad news.
Science

Global Warming For Beginners

Author: Dean Goodwin

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 144

View: 702

The science is in: Global warming is for real. But what does it all really mean, and what can or should we do about it? This clear, fluid narrative by a leading scientist and educator takes a scrupulously balanced approach in explaining for the reader the history of global climate monitoring and change, and the who’s, how’s, what’s, when’s, where’s and why’s of the interaction between human activity and recent trends in the Earth’s climate. Global Warming For Beginners is organized into five compelling sections: Global Warming, An Introduction The Cause The Consequences The Solutions What Steps Can I Take? Working from the premise that no one can do everything but everyone can do something, Goodwin challenges readers with experiments they can conduct to gain a better understanding of the science underlying the problems facing our planet, and concludes with a list of fifty easy actions people can choose from to start doing their part in the effort to slow or stop global warming. As with all For Beginners titles, this volume is illustrated throughout with entertaining drawings that help readers understand and retain the information in Goodwin’s lively and comprehensive text.

Climate Change Vs. Global Warming for Dummies

Author: Edd Publishing

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 32

View: 700

Nonetheless, during the Mechanical Unrest, individuals began consuming coal and other petroleum derivatives to control manufacturing plants, smelters and steam motors, which added more ozone depleting substances to the climate. From that point forward, human exercises have been warming the planet. Environmental change is frequently given a role as an expectation made by convoluted PC models. In any case, the logical reason for environmental change is a lot more extensive, and models are in reality just a single piece of it (and, everything being equal, they're shockingly exact). The most concise, most readable, and most complete book about the climate emergency This book is the quickest, easiest way to learn everything you need to know about global warming. Using easy-to-understand language without jargon, it explains: -The Science: The greenhouse gases and how they set the Earth's temperature, warming because of human-caused emissions, natural processes that amplify human-caused warming, what we must to limit warming. -The Dangers: Heat waves, flooding, drought, wildfires, rising sea levels, acid oceans, extinctions, poverty, irreversible tipping points that can worsen warming. Notwithstanding, there is another use of science that has been generally disregarded, however that can possibly address the difficulties confronting humankind in the current day training. If you are just beginning to learn the facts about global warming, or if you have already learned about global warming and want more complete knowledge, or if you if you are looking the perfect gift for the global-warming-denier in your life, this is the book for you.
Climatic changes

Climate Change

Author: Emily Boyd

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Climatic changes

Page: 180

View: 838

"Tells it like it is. Highly recommended to concerned, and as yet unconcerned, citizens". Neil Adger - Professor in Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia.

Climate Change for Beginners

Author: Thomas R Shipley Edd

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 100

View: 317

Climate change is a global change in weather patterns. That change has been amplified by unnatural human interference in every phase of nature's delicate balance. It affects every single thing we do, every single day of our existence. Because its impacts at this point are somewhat uneven, because it has not yet personally affected enough influential legislators, because most of us are preoccupied with our day-to-day survival, we as a people have chosen to ignore the pending crisis. There remains doubt among many people about the validity of the claim, so they sense no pending danger. With very little investigation, they would find three truths: 1) Climate change is a well-documented, academic, scientific, observable, and verifiably reality. (97.1 percent of scientific studies concur.) 2) Climate change is directly caused by human interference in nature's balance. (CO2 up 50 percent in the last decade alone and the hottest ten years on record have occurred in the last twenty years, topping out in 2015.) 3) Climate change is an immediate threat; an omen of a long ranged catastrophe. (Habitable and arable dry land: health, breathable air, potable water, the economy and national security are all risk.) Thom Shipley's book explains the fundamentals of climate change, its effect on the food chain, and the threat it poses if left unchecked. Its intent is to inform and encourage the next generation of activists.
Nature

Climate Change

Author: Guy Jacques

Publisher: United Nations Educational

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 173

View: 234

This publication, the fifth in the IOC Ocean Forum series, discusses the complexities of the many processes involved in climate change and the difficulties in making realistic climate predictions, using a style accessible to the non-specialist reader. The authors examine the Kyoto protocol from a number of different viewpoints, highlighting the challenges involved in the development of effective climate prediction models and policy options to address the problems caused by global warming.
Nature

Global Warming - Myth or Reality?

Author: Marcel Leroux

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 509

View: 452

This book seeks to separate fact from fiction in the global-warming debate. The author begins by describing the history of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and many other conferences, and their dire predictions on global temperatures, rainfall, weather and climate, while highlighting confusion and sensationalism media reports. He then lays out the "heretical" scientific case of the sizable skeptical scientific community who challenge the accepted wisdom.
Nature

Earth Under Fire

Author: Gary Braasch

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 267

View: 577

Award-winning photojournalist Braasch presents this illustrated guide to the effects of climate change on the Earth and its inhabitants. The accompanying text offers an upbeat and intelligent account of how to lessen the effects of our near total dependence on fossil fuel.
Science

Global Warming and the Future of the Earth

Author: Robert G. Watts

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 114

View: 636

The globally averaged surface temperature of the Earth has increased during the past century by about 0.7°C. Most of the increase can be attributed to the greenhouse effect, the increase in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide that is emitted when fossil fuels are burned to produce energy.The book begins with the important distinction between weather and climate, followed by data showing how carbon dioxide has increased and the incontrovertible evidence that it is caused by burning fossil fuels (i.e., coal, oil, and natural gas). I also address the inevitable skepticism that global warming arouses and offer a number of responses to the global warming skeptics. After dealing with the skeptics, I analyze both the current and future effects of global warming. These future effects are based on scenarios or “storylines” put forth by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. In closing, I address the controversial (and grim) suggestion that we have already passed the “tipping point,” which is the time after which, regardless of our future actions, global warming will cause considerable hardship on human society. I intend this book to be approachable for all concerned citizens, but especially students of the sciences and engineering who will soon be in a position to make a difference in the areas of energy and the environment. I have tried to frame the debate in terms of what the engineering community must do to help combat global warming. We have no choice but to think in terms of global environmental constraints as we design new power plants, factories, automobiles, buildings, and homes. The best thing for scientists to do is to present what we know, clearly separating what is known from what is suspected, in a non-apocalyptic manner. If matters are clearly and passionately presented to the public, we must be prepared to accept the will of the people. This presents the scientific community with an enormous responsibility, perhaps unlike any we have had in the past. Contents: Weather and Climate (and a Little History) / Are the Concentrations of Greenhouse Gases in the Atmosphere Increasing? / The Greenhouse Effect and the Evidence of Global Warming / The Skeptics: Are Their Doubts Scientifically Valid / Impacts: The "So What" Question / The Bottom Line