Learn the science behind the headlinesâthe tools of terrorists, the dangers of nuclear power, and the reality of global warming.We live in complicated, dangerous times. They are also hyper-technical times. As citizens who will elect future presidents of the most powerful and influential country in the world, we need to knowâtruly understand, not just rely on television's talking headsâif Iran's nascent nuclear capability is a genuine threat to the West, if biochemical weapons are likely to be developed by terrorists, if there are viable alternatives to fossil fuels that should be nurtured and supported by the government, if nuclear power should be encouraged, and if global warming is actually happening. This book is written in everyday, nontechnical language on the science behind the concerns that our nation faces in the immediate future. Even active readers of serious journalism will be surprised by the lessons that the book contains. It is "must-have" information for all presidentsâand citizensâof the twenty-first century.
This edition also contains Physics for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines
About: A San Francisco Chronicle BestsellerWe live in complicated, dangerous times.
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