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The threat of global warming

by Judith Woodburn

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Published by Gareth Stevens in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Global warming -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Global warming.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses causes of global warming, how it harms the planet, and ways to prevent this worldwide and potentially disastrous problem.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 30) and index.

    Statementby Judith Woodburn.
    SeriesEnvironment alert!
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC981.8.G56 W66 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1566380M
    ISBN 100836806980
    LC Control Number91050341

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Global warming will have noticeable local impact / Roger Di Silvestro --Global warming is media-hyped hysteria / James M. Inhofe --Global warming may not be caused by human activity / Robert Royal --Global warming will be beneficial / James S. Robbins --Global warming . "Excessive burning of oil, gas, and coal is raising our planet's thermostat to unacceptable levels--a problem which as already resulted in increased natural catastrophes: storms, floods, droughts, and fire. Yet big oil companies have repeatedly hijacked efforts to slow global carbon emissions. The Carbon War is a major call-to-arms for the safety of our planet.

    Global warming - Global warming - Ice melt and sea level rise: A warming climate holds important implications for other aspects of the global environment. Because of the slow process of heat diffusion in water, the world’s oceans are likely to continue to warm for several centuries in response to increases in greenhouse concentrations that have taken place so far. Global Warming. Long-term warming trends and increases in extreme weather events have the potential to impact all life on Earth. Even though at least 97 percent of climate scientists agree that human activities have contributed to rising global temperatures, the predominance and causes of these phenomena continue to be debated and many Americans deny global warming.

    When The Impact of Global Warming on Texas was first published in , it discussed climate change as a likely future phenomenon, predicted by scientific studies. This entirely rewritten second edition presents evidence that early climate change impacts can now be observed and identifies the threats climate change will pose to Texas through.   What is global warming? Global warming is a continuing increase in the earth’s overall temperature. Global warming is caused by the greenhouse effect. Adding more GHGs to the atmosphere increases the atmosphere’s heat trapping power. Global warming is a serious threat brought about by human activity. Global warming is cumulative and.


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