Climate Change: Our Warming Earth, 1st Edition

  • Carol Hand
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629691283
  • ISBN-13: 9781629691282
  • DDC: 551.6
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

This title presents the history of climate change. Vivid text details how early studies of greenhouse gases and climate models led to our modern understanding of Earth's climate. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. Useful sidebars, rich images, and a glossary help readers understand the science and its importance. Maps and diagrams provide context for critical discoveries in the field. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: The Hockey Stick of Climate.
2: The Early Years of Climate Science.
3: Climate Science in the Early 1900s.
4: Climate Science Heats Up.
5: The Rise of Atmospheric Science.
6: Evidence for Warming Builds.
7: The Rise of Climate Modeling.
8: Climate Change Today.
9: Climate Change Tomorrow.
Timeline.
Essential Facts.
Glossary.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
Index.
About the Author.