Click below to view inside this title:

Britannica Guide to Climate Change

$8.31 $11.87

There are a few subjects that divide opinion more than climate change. What is the truth? Can the solution be found in a global political treaty or individual action? This Britannica guide gives a clear overview of the scientific evidence, from data showing how the atmosphere has changed in the last 4.5 billion years to more recent studies on the symptoms of a warming planet and the global effects of greenhouse gases, deforestation, and population. The guide introduces you to the possible solutions and to key figures in the debate, from the origins of environmentalism through to the Kyoto Protocol and beyond. In his wide-ranging introduction, Robert M. May, leading commentator and former President of the Royal Society, looks at the current scientific debates concerning climate change and shows how our actions can change the future.

Series: The Britannica Guides

Interest Level: Grades 8-12

Reading Level: Grade 9

ISBN: 9781845298678 (Print) 9781593398484 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2008

Pages: 320


*E-book price, single use is for online use only for one user (North America only).

Britannica’s e-books are available for purchase from most e-book platform providers, including Overdrive, Follett, Gale, Mackin, ProQuest, and EBSCO. To purchase single or unlimited use of this title for your school or library, please contact the provider of the e-book platform you are using, or contact Britannica at 800-621-3900/e-mail: contact@eb.com.