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The Resource Gaia warriors, Nicola Davies ; with an afterword by James Lovelock

Gaia warriors, Nicola Davies ; with an afterword by James Lovelock

Label
Gaia warriors
Title
Gaia warriors
Statement of responsibility
Nicola Davies ; with an afterword by James Lovelock
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Here is a book that takes a clear look at how and why Earth's climate is changing and the ways we can deal with it. Its style is simple and its explanations are compelling, illuminating not only hard facts but also the opinions and potential solutions of scientists all over the world
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davies, Nicola
Dewey number
363.738/74
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
  • Grades 5-8
  • MG+
LC call number
QC903.15
LC item number
.D38 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 8.2
  • 8.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1919-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lovelock, James
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Gaia hypothesis
  • Climatic changes
  • Gaia hypothesis
  • Climatic changes
  • Gaia hypothesis
  • Climate
  • Environmental movement
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Gaia warriors, Nicola Davies ; with an afterword by James Lovelock
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 187) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Nicola Davies -- Climate change: the basics -- What is climate change? -- Earth-watching: interview -- How do we know that the climate is changing? -- Living in a changed climate: interviews -- What's causing climate change?-- Air monitor: interview -- But hasn't the climate always changed? -- Measuring the climate of the past: interview -- Is climate change our fault -- Who's the climate-change bad guy? -- If it's only a few degrees, what difference will it make? -- Nasty shocks and tipping points: interview -- What if the scientists have made a mistake, and we waste money preparing for something that never happens? -- Columns and rows -- It's all too big and scary, and there's nothing I can do about it! -- Making sense of carbon: interview -- Gaia warriors -- Changing minds: Casper Ter Kuile and Emma Biermann -- Bad habits: Neil Jennings -- Keeping turned on: Polly Higgins -- Driving mad: Holly Bruford -- Plane foolish: Justin Schlosberg -- Rock-star food: Duncan Gibson -- Homes for climate heroes: Jim Logan -- Dressing for the climate: Nin Castle -- Keeping Gaia green: Roberto Pedraza -- Lawyers for the Earth: Martin Wagner -- Listening to children: Nick Hall -- Big science: Beth Holland -- Seeing the future: Mark Maslin -- Conclusion / Nicole Davies -- Afterword / James Lovelock
Control code
ocn657595183
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780763648084
Lccn
2010040126
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)657595183
Label
Gaia warriors, Nicola Davies ; with an afterword by James Lovelock
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 187) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Nicola Davies -- Climate change: the basics -- What is climate change? -- Earth-watching: interview -- How do we know that the climate is changing? -- Living in a changed climate: interviews -- What's causing climate change?-- Air monitor: interview -- But hasn't the climate always changed? -- Measuring the climate of the past: interview -- Is climate change our fault -- Who's the climate-change bad guy? -- If it's only a few degrees, what difference will it make? -- Nasty shocks and tipping points: interview -- What if the scientists have made a mistake, and we waste money preparing for something that never happens? -- Columns and rows -- It's all too big and scary, and there's nothing I can do about it! -- Making sense of carbon: interview -- Gaia warriors -- Changing minds: Casper Ter Kuile and Emma Biermann -- Bad habits: Neil Jennings -- Keeping turned on: Polly Higgins -- Driving mad: Holly Bruford -- Plane foolish: Justin Schlosberg -- Rock-star food: Duncan Gibson -- Homes for climate heroes: Jim Logan -- Dressing for the climate: Nin Castle -- Keeping Gaia green: Roberto Pedraza -- Lawyers for the Earth: Martin Wagner -- Listening to children: Nick Hall -- Big science: Beth Holland -- Seeing the future: Mark Maslin -- Conclusion / Nicole Davies -- Afterword / James Lovelock
Control code
ocn657595183
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780763648084
Lccn
2010040126
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)657595183

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