eBook The Role of the Individual, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Confronting Global Warming Series
  • Rebecca Ferguson
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  • ISBN-10: 0737754796
  • ISBN-13: 9780737754797
  • DDC: 333.72
  • 144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released February 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Explores the effects of global warming on human health, examining the impacts of extreme cold snaps; issues arising from aridity; the health dangers posed by hurricanes and floods; diminished air capacity from smog, pollution, the ozone, and aero-allergens; global warming and infectious disease; food security and food safety.

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Confronting Global Warming Series

Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions.

Features and Benefits

  • At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues.
  • Includes sidebars highlighting related content, including statistical information, firsthand accounts, case studies and primary source documents.
  • Charts, maps and graphs.
  • Full-color photographs, glossary of key terms, organizations to contact for more information, an annotated bibliography of age-appropriate books, periodicals and Web sites, and a comprehensive index.