A Global Warming Primer: Answering Your Questions About The Science, The Consequences, And The Solutions by Jeffrey BennettA Global Warming Primer: Answering Your Questions About The Science, The Consequences, And The Solutions by Jeffrey Bennett

A Global Warming Primer: Answering Your Questions About The Science, The Consequences, And The…

byJeffrey Bennett

Paperback | September 1, 2016

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2017 NSTA, Outstanding Science Trade Books
2017 Children's Book Council, Best STEM Books
Nautilus Book Award, Silver, Ecology and Environment

Is human-induced global warming a real threat to our future? Most people will express an opinion on this question, but relatively few can back their opinions with solid evidence. Many times we’ve even heard pundits say “I am not a scientist” to avoid the issue altogether. But the truth is, the basic science is not that difficult. Using a question and answer format, this book will help readers achieve three major goals: To see that anyone can understand the basic science of global warming;  To understand the arguments about this issue made by skeptics, so that readers will be able to decide for themselves what to believe; To understand why, despite the “gloom and doom” that often surrounds this topic, the solutions are ones that will not only protect the world for our children and grandchildren, but that will actually lead us to a stronger economy with energy that is cheaper, cleaner, and more abundant than the energy we use today.
Jeffrey Bennett has been teaching and writing about global warming for more than 30 years. He holds a B.A. in Biophysics (University of California, San Diego) and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Astrophysics (University of Colorado). He is the author of critically acclaimed books including Beyond UFOs, Math for Life, What is Relativity?, and On T...
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Title:A Global Warming Primer: Answering Your Questions About The Science, The Consequences, And The…Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.3 inPublished:September 1, 2016Publisher:Big Kid ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1937548783

ISBN - 13:9781937548780

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"If you don’t know what to think about climate change – or even if you do – this is the one book to read." —Seth Shostak, SETI Institute; host, Big Picture Science