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Global Warming and Climate Change Demystified

Global Warming and Climate Change Demystified

1st Edition
By Jerry Silver
Copyright: 2008

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Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Global Perspective--Thinking About the Earth
PART ONE: WHAT WE KNOW AND HOW WE KNOW IT
Chapter 2. Taking the Earth's Temperature
Chapter 3. Signs of Global Warming
PART TWO: WHY CLIMATE CHANGES
Chapter 4. The Earth's Thermostat--Keeping the Earth Warm
Chapter 5. Greenhouse Chemistry
Chapter 6. Origin and Impact of Greenhouse Gases
PART THREE: WHAT WE CAN EXPECT AND WHAT WE CAN DO
Chapter 7. Consequences of Global Warming
Chapter 8. Resetting the Earth's Thermostat--Solutions
Appendix A. Glossary
Appendix B. Milestones in the History of Climate Change
Appendix C. Satellites That Monitor Weather and Climate
Appendix D. Units of Measurement Applied to Climate Change
Appendix E. Selected Resources
Appendix F. Summary of Key Climate Variables
Appendix G. Lingering Doubts and Concerns
Appendix H. Answers to Chapter Review Questions
Appendix I. Answers to Final Exam
Index