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An inconvenient truth : the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it, Al Gore

Label
An inconvenient truth : the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it
Title
An inconvenient truth
Title remainder
the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it
Statement of responsibility
Al Gore
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With this book, the author, former Vice President Al Gore brings together leading-edge research from top scientists around the world; photographs, charts, and other illustrations; and personal anecdotes and observations to document the fast pace and wide scope of global warming. He presents, with alarming clarity and conclusiveness - and with humor, too - that the fact of global warming is not in question and that its consequences for the world we live in will be disastrous if left unchecked
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
IFA
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1948-
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Gore, Albert
Dewey number
363.73874
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC981.8.G56
LC item number
G67 2006
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QC981.8.G56
NAL item number
G67 2006
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Melcher Media
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  • Global warming
  • Global warming
  • Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
  • Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental protection
  • Human ecology
  • Réchauffement de la terre
  • Réchauffement de la terre
  • Effet de serre (Météorologie)
  • Effet de serre (Météorologie)
  • Environnement
  • Environnement
  • Écologie humaine
Label
An inconvenient truth : the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it, Al Gore
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Publication
Note
"Produced by Melcher Media"--T.p. verso
Contents
Effects and consequences of global warming: climate crisis - The atmosphere and greenhouse gases - Temperatures and ocean warming - Shrinking of glaciers - Floods and precipitation changes - Increased storms, hurricanes, droughts - Effects on the Poles: Antarctica and the Arctic regions - Effects on the oceans - Effects on forests and deforestation - Rivers and the consequences of irrigation - Vectors for emerging infectious diseases - Effects of energy and the new technologies - The Politicization of global warming - Global stewardship
Extent
1 online resource (325 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035701164
Label
An inconvenient truth : the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it, Al Gore
Link
Publication
Note
"Produced by Melcher Media"--T.p. verso
Contents
Effects and consequences of global warming: climate crisis - The atmosphere and greenhouse gases - Temperatures and ocean warming - Shrinking of glaciers - Floods and precipitation changes - Increased storms, hurricanes, droughts - Effects on the Poles: Antarctica and the Arctic regions - Effects on the oceans - Effects on forests and deforestation - Rivers and the consequences of irrigation - Vectors for emerging infectious diseases - Effects of energy and the new technologies - The Politicization of global warming - Global stewardship
Extent
1 online resource (325 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035701164

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