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We are the weather makers : the history of climate change

Walker, Sally M. (Author). Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956- Weather makers. (Added Author).

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Abington Community Library YOUNG ADULT 551.5 WALKER (Text) 50687011533182 Stacks In Transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763636562
  • ISBN: 0763636568
  • ISBN: 9780763646561
  • ISBN: 0763646563
  • Physical Description: print
    303 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Adapted from: The weather makers / Tim Flannery.
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning UG 10.7 14.
A Junior Library Guild selection
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
Accelerated Reader 10.7.
Reading Counts! 11.0.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-297) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction : buzz about global warming -- Part 1. Earth and the carbon connection. Earth's carbon cycle and you -- Ocean in the sky -- Greenhouse story -- Grand discovery -- Time's gateways -- Markers of change -- Energy blast from the past -- Part 2. Endangered habitats. Unraveling world -- Peril at the poles -- Australia's great stumpy reef? -- Warning from the golden toad -- Liquid gold : changes in rainfall -- Weather gone wild -- Rising ocean -- Leveling the mountains -- Part 3. What's to Come? Model worlds -- Dangerous commitment -- Fleeing climate change -- Three tipping points -- Civilization : big city versus small town -- Ozone hole : a success story -- Kyoto protocol -- What to believe? -- Engineering solutions -- So what's the story with fuel? -- Soar with the wind -- bask in the sun -- What about nuclear? -- Hybrids, miniCATs, and contrails -- We took action.
Summary, etc.: First published for an adult readership, The Weather Makers got kudos for its solid science and powerful message. Now this accessible edition speaks directly to young adults, offering a clear look at the history of climate change, how matters will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future. Newly featured are twenty-five practical tips for living a greener lifestyle--at home, in school, in the community, and ultimately, on Earth.
Target Audience Note:
Young Adult.
1280 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning UG 10.7 14.
Accelerated Reader 10.7.
Reading Counts! 11.0.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
Subject: Climatic changes Juvenile literature
Climatology Observations Juvenile literature
Global warming Juvenile literature
Climatic changes
Climatology Observations
Global warming
Climate
Greenhouse effect
Genre: Young adult nonfiction.
Young adult nonfiction.
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