205 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 26 cm
Observations. Introduction ; A brief history of planet Earth ; The Ice Ages ; Carbon dioxide ; Energy ; Climate science -- Predictions. Global warming ; Water ; Life on Earth ; Beyond 2100 ; Uncertainty -- Actions. The tregedy of the commons ; Techno-fix ; Putting a price on carbon ; Beyond fossil fuels ; The challenge.
"Climate change is no laughing matter--but maybe it should be. The topic is so critical that everyone, from students to policy-makers to voters, needs a quick and easy guide to the basics. The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change entertains as it educates, delivering a unique and enjoyable presentation of mind-blowing facts and critical concepts. "Stand-up economist" Yoram Bauman and award-winning illustrator Grady Klein have created the funniest overview of climate science, predictions, and policy that you'll ever read. You'll giggle, but you'll also learn--about everything from Milankovitch cycles to carbon taxes. This cartoon introduction is based on the latest report from the authoritative Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and integrates Bauman's expertise on economics and policy. If economics can be funny, then climate science can be a riot. Sociologists have argued that we don't address global warming because it's too big and frightening to get our heads around. The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change takes the intimidation and gloom out of one of the most complex and hotly debated challenges of our time" -- From publisher's web site.
Introduction to climate change
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