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Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date June 20, 2008
Pages 208
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780136044352
ISBN-10 0136044352
Dimensions 0.75 by 7 by 9 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $40.90
Other format details sci/tech
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For any science or social science course in need of a basic understanding of IPCC reports.

Periodic reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) evaluate the risk of climate change brought on by humans. But the sheer volume of scientific data remains inscrutable to the general public, particularly to those who may still question the validity of climate change. In just over 200 pages, this practical text presents and expands upon the essential findings in a visually stunning and undeniably powerful way to the lay reader. Scientific findings that provide validity to the implications of climate change are presented in clear-cut graphic elements, striking images, and understandable analogies.

 

The Second Edition covers the latest climate change data and scientific consensus from the Fifth Assessment Report and integrates links to media and active learning to capture learning opportunities for students. The text is also available in various eText formats, including an upgrade option from MasteringGeography.

 



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from Dk Pub (July 21, 2008)
9780756639952 | details & prices | 208 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Presents the scientific findings on the current climate change and global warming, including climate change projections, the Earth's adaptability, and how to solve global warming.
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1 edition from Prentice Hall (June 20, 2008)
9780136044352 | details & prices | 208 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $40.90
About: For any science or social science course in need of a basic understanding of IPCC reports.

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