9780753471760

Basher Science: Climate Change

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  • ISBN13:

    9780753471760

  • ISBN10:

    0753471760

  • Edition: Poster
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/6/2015
  • Publisher: Kingfisher

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Summary

Do you know your carbon cycle from your carbon footprint? Can you tell your greenhouse effect from your green house? And what exactly is a tipping point? If any of these questions leave you confused, then Basher Science: Climate Change is the book for you. From El Nino and hurricanes to deforestation and population growth of scale - this is a totally comprehensible guide to a fast-moving, essential topic.

Subjects covered in this book include: ice caps, the greenhouse effect, global warming, the butterfly effect, atmospheric systems, acid rain, ocean systems, acidification, fossil fuels, heat waves, urbanization, carbon footprint, recycling, renewable energy, biofuels, and nuclear power.

Author Biography

Simon Basher is the creator and illustrator of more than a dozen internationally bestselling books for children including the critically acclaimed Basher Science series. Based in London, Basher specializes in "graphic surrealism" and his original artwork is regularly exhibited and sold in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia.
 
Dan Green has written many of the titles in the Basher Science series. He has an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, where he specialized in geology.

Consultant Dr.Virginia Burkett is the Chief Scientist for Climate and Land Use Change at the U.S. Geological Survey. She has co-authored reports for The Wildlife Society, the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity, the Everglades Task Force, and the U.S. Department of Transportation  that address climate change impacts and potential adaptation strategies.

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