Global Warming Primer
by Jeffrey Bennett
Publisher: Big Kid Science 2016
Number of pages: 128
Earth's climate is complex, and therefore so are many details of the science of global warming, but I can tell you from my own teaching experience that the key ideas are understandable to most fourth- and fifth-graders. Indeed, even the more arcane details that you may hear debated in the media are usually simple enough once you focus on the heart of the matter.
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by Peter Moir - BookBoon
The book introduces the basics about moisture in air, which is the driving force for our weather. The subsequent chapters cover a range of everyday examples showing the impact these weather changes have around our home, garden and workplace.
by Spencer R. Weart - Harvard University Press
In an engaging book that reads like a detective story, the author reports the history of global warming theory, including the internal conflicts plaguing the research community and the role government has had in promoting climate studies.
by Thomas R. Karl, at al. - Cambridge University Press
The report summarizes the impacts of climate change on the US, now and in the future. It focuses on climate change impacts in different regions and on various aspects of society and the economy such as energy, water, agriculture, and health.
by Bharat Raj Singh - InTech
Global warming has become perhaps the most complicated issue facing world leaders. It is becoming clear that humans have caused most of the warming by releasing heat-trapping gases as we power our modern lives mainly by the burning of fossil fuels.