Our Changing Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth by Tim Flannery
A wise and passionate introduction to just about everything we know, and need to know, about the science of climate.A wise and passionate introduction to just about everything we know, and need to know, about the science of climate.A wise and passionate introduction to just about everything we know, and need to know, about the science of climate.
(Rough Guides Reference Titles) by Robert Henson
Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge
by Kirstin Dow
"Presenting the argument visually rather than verbally, this is a powerful set of pictorial and graphic statements of the likely consequences of pursuing business as usual."
The Last Chance for Change
by Paul Brown
"Well-written and beautifully designed, this takes a thematic approach to the various issues at stake."
How We Can Stop the Planet Burning
by George Monbiot
"A visionary activist puts forward his argument for a 90% cut in greenhouse gas emissions. Politically impossible, perhaps, but the argument remains sound."
The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About it
by Al Gore
"The book of the film (as well as of the Nobel Peace Prize); Gore makes his case with passion and conviction"
The Stern Review
by Nicholas Stern
"Deeply researched, authoritative, and surprisingly readable, Stern makes the economic case that the world cannot afford not to begin to stabilise its CO2 emissions."
Our Future on a Hotter Planet
by Mark Lynas
"This comes from the alarmist wing of the climate change spectrum, but it is nonetheless a passionate and disturbing vision of a world in the grip of runaway warming."
The 200 Year Story of Global Warming
by Gale Christianson
"An excellent introduction to the history of climate science, this takes us from the outset of the Industrial Revolution to the signing of the Kyoto Protocol in 1997."
A Guide to the Debate
by Andrew E. Dessler
"Covering the political and cultural confusion that currently passes for climate change debate, this is a sometimes depressing reminder of the widespread political misuse of science and statistics."
by James Rodge Fleming
"Fleming offers a brief historical overview of the development of climate change science, as well as some acute reflections on uncertainty and the scientific method."
This Overheating World (Granta: The Magazine of New Writing) by Ian Jack
"A varied and insightful collection of writerly pieces on the subject of our warming world, including contributions from Bill McKibben, Thomas Keneally and Mark Lynas."
How Humans Took Control of Climate
by William F. Ruddiman
"Rudimann argues that humans have been influencing Earth's climate for far longer than 200 years - more like 8,000 years, in fact, ever since the development of irrigation agriculture."
What it Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren by JFC DiMento
"Another valuable anthology, with up-to-date entries covering science, politics and press coverage, as well as conflicting public attitudes to the issue of climate change."
by jaman melanie, 193 pages
published 2007, united kindom, Ost edition ISBN: 9780 7453 25804
2003 Board on atmospheric science and climate(BASC)
Panel on climate change feedback climate research commitee, national research council
2002, Ocean studies Board (OSB), Polar Research Board (PRB)
Committee on abrut climate change, National Research Council
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate BASC
Elbert W. Friday, Jr., Rapporteur, National Research Council 2003
commission on geosciences, environment and resources CGER
commitee on the science of climate change, national research council 2001
Jane and Michael Hoffman
In the last decade or so, Americans have been bombarded by a environmentalist media that is relentless when it comes to highlighting the causes, dangers, and perpetrators of carbon- fueled global climate change. This surge of sensationalism, combined with the perceived lack of ways to "make it better" (outside of the light bulb changing, recycling, hybrid car- buying stories we have heard a thousand times), has lead to a public paralyzed by the thought of an approaching man - made apocalypse.