What Everyone Needs to KnowBook - 2018
"This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change." - New York Magazine"The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane." - The Daily Beast"A must-read." - The GuardianThe essential primer on what will be the defining issue of our time, Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to KnowRG is a clear-eyed overview of the science, conflicts, and implications of our warming planet. From Joseph Romm, Chief Science Advisor for National Geographic's Years of Living Dangerously series and one of Rolling Stone's "100 people who are changing America," Climate Change offers user-friendly, scientifically rigorous answers to the most difficult (and commonly politicized) questionssurrounding what climatologist Lonnie Thompson has deemed "a clear and present danger to civilization." Questions about climate change addressed in this guide include:* How will climate change affect day-to-day life in the coming decades?* What are the implications of owning coastal property in the age of climate change? * Is retirement to South Florida (or the U.S. Southwest, or even Southern Europe) safe? * What are the implications of the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate treaty? * What does Donald Trump's presidency mean for climate action in the United States and around the globe? * Are efforts to combat climate change making a difference? As the global response to climate change continues to evolve, Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to KnowRG offers smart, unbiased answers to the most difficult questions in an area dogged by misunderstanding and politicization.
Publisher: New York :, Oxford University Press,, 2018, ©2018.
Edition: Second edition.
Branch Call Number: 363. 73874 ROM 2018
Characteristics: xxv, 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm