The Climate Change Debate: A Reference Handbook

by
David E. Newtonauthor

David E. Newton holds a BA in chemistry, an MA in education from the University of Michigan, and an EdD in science education from Harvard University.

The Climate Change Debate: A Reference Handbook

20200430

ABC-CLIO

Pages 360
Topics Alternative Energy;Arctic Ice Melt;Extreme Weather;Flooding;Fossil Fuels;Global Warming;Green Energy;Greenhouse Gasses;Keeling Curve;The Little Ice Age;Paleoclimatology;Current Events and Issues: Environment;Environment

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The Climate Change Debate: A Reference Handbook

Author(s): Newton, David;
Contributors: Newton, David;
Abstract:

The Climate Change Debate: A Reference Handbook provides an in-depth look at climate change facts and statistics. It also discusses those that disagree with the scientific consensus.

The Climate Change Debate: A Reference Handbook covers the topic of climate change from the earliest days of planet Earth to the present day.

Chapters One and Two provide a historical background of climate change and a review of current problems, controversies, and solutions. The remainder of the book consists of chapters that aid readers in continuing their own research on the topic, such as an extended annotated bibliography, chronology, glossary, noteworthy individuals and organizations in the field, and important data and documents.

The variety of resources provided, such as further reading, perspective essays about climate change, a historical timeline, and useful terms in the climate change discourse, differentiates this book from others in the field. The book is intended for readers of high school through the community college level, along with adult readers who may be interested in the topic.


  • Provides readers with the basic factual information needed to understand climate change
  • Outlines issues in the field of climate change about which there are differences of opinion among authorities in the field
  • Offers suggestions for ways in which the effects of climate change on the environment and human society can be ameliorated
  • Rounds out the author's expertise in perspective essays, giving readers a diversity of viewpoints on the topic

SortTitle: climate change debate: a reference handbook
Keyword(s): Alternative Energy; Arctic Ice Melt; Extreme Weather; Flooding; Fossil Fuels; Global Warming; Green Energy; Greenhouse Gasses; Keeling Curve; The Little Ice Age; Paleoclimatology; Current Events and Issues: Environment; Environment
Author Info:
David E. Newtonauthor

David E. Newton holds a BA in chemistry, an MA in education from the University of Michigan, and an EdD in science education from Harvard University.

eISBN-13: 9781440875427
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440875410
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 360
Publication Date: 20200430
Series: Contemporary World Issues