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The global warming reader : a century of writing about climate change
425 p. :
1 copy available at Sugar Grove Campus --Todd Library.
Sugar Grove Campus --Todd Library
QC981.8 .G56 G58199 2012
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The global warming reader : a century of writing about climate change / edited with an introduction by Bill McKibben.
New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2012.
425 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Reprint. Originally published: New York : OR Books, 2011.
On the influence of carbonic acid in the air upon the temperature on the ground / Svante Arrhenius -- The artificial production of carbon dioxide and its influence on temperature / G.S. Callendar -- Carbon dioxide exchange between atmosphere and ocean and the question of an increase of atmospheric CO* during the past decades / Roger Revelle and Hans E. Suess -- The keeling curve / Dave Keeling -- Statement of Dr. James Hansen / James Hansen -- Summary for policymakers : the science of climate change / IPCC Working Group I -- The "anthropocene" / Paul J. Crutzen and Eugene F. Stoermer -- The scientific concensus on climate change / Naomi Oreskes -- Target atmosphere CO* : where should humanity aim / James Hansen et al. -- Causes of the Russian heat wave and Pakistani floods / Jeff Masters -- from Earth in the balance / Al Gore -- "The battle to control reality" from The heat is on / Ross Gelbspan -- Remarks at the Kyoto Climate Change Conference / Al Gore -- "Is your stomach too full?" from Earth odyssey / Mark Hertsgaard -- The science of climate change : Senate floor statement / James M. Inhofe -- from State of fear / Michael Crichton -- from An inconvenient truth / Al Gore -- from The green collar economy : how one solution can fix our two biggest problems / Van Jones -- Climate generation : the evolution of the Energy Action Coalition's strategy / Billy Parish -- To really save the planet, stop going green / Mike Tidwell -- Climate rage / Naomi Klein -- This is fucked up--it's time to get mad, then busy / Bill McKibben -- The green generation / Adrienne Maree Brown -- The population myth / George Monbiot -- Global warming twenty years later : tipping points near / James Hansen -- Speech at Klimaforum / Mohamed Nasheed -- from The end of nature / Bill McKibben -- John 5:1-9 / Sally Bingham -- Climate change : an evangelical call to action / the Evangelical Climate Initiative -- An abrupt climate change scenario and its implications for United States national security / Peter Schwartz and Doug Randall -- "The briefing" from Field notes on democracy : listening to grasshoppers / Arundhati Roy -- Images / David Breashears and E.O. Wheeler -- Climate change and agriculture / Vandana Shiva -- Images / Gary Braasch -- The darkening sea : what carbon emissions are doing to the ocean / Elizabeth Kolbert -- Nepal's farmers on the front line of global climate change / John Vidal.
Collection of seminal texts on climate change from the phenomenon's discovery in the late 19th century to the present. Divided into three parts--Science, Politics, and Impact--this book presents opposing viewpoints, including essays and excerpts by scientists, politicians, novelists, religious leaders and others.
Global warming--Government policy.
Global warming--Political aspects.
Global environmental change.
Global warming--Social aspects.
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