|Title:||Global Warming: A Very Short Introduction|
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|Publisher:||Oxford University Press; 2nd edition (January 15, 2009)|
The very opening of the book is extremely unpromising. I have never seen as a tendentious opening of a book about what really should be a scientific topic. It puts most of the scientific consideration herein in question. It takes 40 pages before we even get to the science behind global warming, which is almost a quarter of the entire book.
Contents: (view spoiler)[Maslin M (2004) (05:47) Global Warming - A Very Short Introduction. 01. What is global warming? – The Earth’s natural greenhouse – Figure 1. The Earth’s annual global mean energy balance – Past climate and the role of carbon dioxide – Figure 2. Greenhouse gases and temperature for the last four glacial cycles recorded in the Vostok ice core – The rise in atmosphe <2.
This short introduction to Global Warming delivers an easy to read quick overview of various issues related to Global Warming. The book explains what global warming is, it gives us an overview of the history of the science behind global warming, and it also presents an overview of past climate and climate cycles.
Global warming is arguably the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century.
Global Warming: A Very Short Introduction is an informative, up to date discussion about the predicted impacts of global warming. It draws on material from the recent report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a huge collaborative study drawing together current thinking on the subject from experts in a range of disciplines, and presents the findings of the panel for a general readership for the first time. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 10 years ago. If the tech writers for Panasonic and Canon could write as clearly as Mark Maslin, I could probably program all my electronics without asking my teenage son for help! In 148 pages, he provides as much fair and balanced insight into the science and the politics of "global warming" as any five other books I've looked at, and as much information as most of us might need to behave as responsible citizens.
The book also discusses the politics of global warming and what we can do now to adapt to climate change and mitigate its worst effects. My Blog! - Download NitroFlare.
Hits: 27. Book: Global warming. ISBN13: 9780192840974. Summary: Global Warming is one of the most controversial scientific issues of the twenty-first century. This is a problem that has serious economic, sociological, geopolitical, political, and personal implications. This Very Short Introduction is an informative, up-to-date, and readable book about the predicted impacts of global warming and the surprises that could be in store for us in the near future.