Global Warming: The Threat of Earth's Changing Climate

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Chronicle Books, 2003 - 48 pages
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Global warming is perhaps the most prominent and urgent environmental issue of the past decade, continuing to make front-page headlines. Award-winning science and nature writer Laurence Pringle describes the cause of this worldwide trend, exploring its past, present, and potential future damage to our climate, ecology, and economy. He also offers solutions that may help avert a global disaster. With over 30 color photographs and an extensive glossary, here is an authoritative look at a timely topic that all children and adults must face—and soon.

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User Review  - kacieholt - LibraryThing

In this kids nonfiction book, the author Laurence Pringle conveys to a young reader the cause and effect of climate change. He also brushes on what can be done to reverse the effects of climate change and prevent it getting worse in the future. Read full review

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User Review  - mburgess - LibraryThing

Global warming is an interesting topic. This book has excellent facts about global warming and detailed illustrations. Global warming has some positive and some negative effects. Hotter winters reduce the amount of heating, which saves people money. Heat waves have killed several people. Read full review

Contents

GLOBAL WARMING HAS BEGUN
4
THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT
10
SIGNS OF A WARMING EARTH
17
THE THREAT OF RISING SEAS
25
OBSTACLES TO CHANGE
33
THE GREATEST CHALLENGE
42
INDEX
48
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About the author (2003)

Laurence Pringle has been called "one of America's top nonfiction writers for young readers" by the Chicago Tribune . He lives in West Nyack, New York.

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