eBook Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412963893
  • ISBN-13: 9781412963893
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1234 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released May 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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The Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change helps readers learn about the astonishingly intricate processes that make ours the only planet known to be habitable. These three volumes include more than 750 articles that explore major topics related to global warming and climate change--ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes.

Key Features

  • Contains a 4-color, 16-page insert that is a comprehensive introduction to the complexities of global warming Includes coverage of the science and history of climate change, the polarizing controversies over climate-change theories, the role of societies, the industrial and economic factors, and the sociological aspects of climate change
  • Emphasizes the importance of the effects, responsibilities, and ethics of climate change
  • Presents contributions from leading scholars and institutional experts in the geosciences
  • Serves as a general resource for geography, oceanography, biology, climatology, history and many other subjects
  • The Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change provides a primarily nonscientific resource to understanding the complexities of climate change for academic and public libraries.

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"This excellent introduction to climate change with its straight-forward easy-to-understand articles will serve audiences in high school, public and academic libraries." --Lawrence Looks at Books, June 2008

— Lawrence Looks at Books

"On Nov. 18, 2008 President-elect Barack Obama delivered the keynoe address to a Governors' Conference in California focusing on global warming, noting that few challenges facing the world are more urgent than combating climate change. This is the theme of the 750 articles in this comprehensive work, complete with a 'layman's introduction' by editor Philander (Princeton)." --Library Journal, April 15, 2009

— Library Journal