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Earth Sciences
  • Author:
    Stephen H. Schneider
  • ISBN:
    0871566931
  • ISBN13:
    978-0871566935
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  • Publisher:
    Sierra Club Books (September 1, 1989)
  • Pages:
    317 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Earth Sciences
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Schneider, Stephen Henry. San Francisco : Sierra Club Books.

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The book is heavy on science and statistics but the predictions the author makes are almost spot on to what we are seeing today. 2 people found this helpful.

YA- A good introduction to the complexity of environmental issues, Global Warming offers a look at a year in the greenhouse century. The near-future scenarios are frightening, but thought provoking. The public policy issues that will need to be decided on an scale are worthy of discussion at all educational levels.

Global Warming details three methods for the human race to deal with expected global warming: mitigation, adaptation or prevention. Another concern is with people selecting extremes out of context to fit their prejudices. For seven years in the Reagan era, Schneider battled with the Department of Energy over policy decisions based on ‘uncertain’ or ‘incomplete scientific data’

Stephen H. Schneider This essential book examines the causes of world-wide climatic change - the 'greenhouse effect' .

Stephen H. Schneider This essential book examines the causes of world-wide climatic change - the 'greenhouse effect' - that may raise world temperatures by five degrees Celsius in less than a century. Global Warming" offers a prophetic look at a year in the greenhouse century, one of slowly increasing global temperatures (a century that may have already begun).

Global warming is not merely an environmental issue; it. .This richly detailed guide is certain to help a new generation separate hard truths from fiction and hyperbole concerning global warming due to the greenhouse effect.

Global warming is not merely an environmental issue; it is one of the defining economic and political challenges of this global era. Nowhere are the issues, the stakes, and the solutions more clearly and compellingly laid out than in this authoritative book. Climate Change Policy is the new standard on the subject. Climate Change Policy is the textbook for policymakers facing the number-one challenge of this century: restabilizing Earth’s climate system.

Global Warming : Are We Entering the Greenhouse Century. By (author) Dr. Stephen H. Schneider.

by Stephen H.

It was with his 1989 book, Global Warming: Are We Entering the Greenhouse Century?, that Schneider became a main figure in scientific debates about human effects on the environment. The burning of fossil fuels, he claimed, causes a buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Those gases trap the solar energy reradiated by the earth that would otherwise escape into space

Assesses the underlying causes of global climate change, the potential social and environmental repercussions, and strategies for averting wholesale catastrophe