The Resource We are the weather makers : the history of climate change, Tim Flannery ; adapted by Sally M. Walker

We are the weather makers : the history of climate change, Tim Flannery ; adapted by Sally M. Walker

Label
We are the weather makers : the history of climate change
Title
We are the weather makers
Title remainder
the history of climate change
Statement of responsibility
Tim Flannery ; adapted by Sally M. Walker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published for an adult readership, The Weather Makers got kudos for its solid science and powerful message. Now this accessible edition speaks directly to young adults, offering a clear look at the history of climate change, how matters will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future. Newly featured are twenty-five practical tips for living a greener lifestyle--at home, in school, in the community, and ultimately, on Earth
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walker, Sally M
Dewey number
  • 551.6
  • 363.73874
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
QC903.15
LC item number
.W35 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Reading level
10.7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Flannery, Tim F.
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatology
  • Global warming
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatology
  • Global warming
  • Climate
  • Greenhouse effect
Target audience
juvenile
Label
We are the weather makers : the history of climate change, Tim Flannery ; adapted by Sally M. Walker
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
Adapted from: The weather makers / Tim Flannery
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-297) and index
Contents
Buzz about global warming -- Earth and the carbon connection: Earth's carbon cycle and you -- Ocean in the sky -- Greenhouse story -- Grand discovery -- Time's gateways -- Markers of change -- Energy blast from the past -- Endangered habitats: Unraveling world -- Peril at the poles -- Australia's great stumpy reef? -- Warning from the golden toad -- Liquid gold: changes in rainfall -- Weather gone wild -- Rising ocean -- Leveling the mountains -- What's to Come?: Model worlds -- Dangerous commitment -- Fleeing climate change -- Three tipping points -- Civilization: big city verses small town -- Ozone hole: a success story -- Kyoto protocol -- What to believe? -- Engineering solutions -- So what's the story with fuel? -- Soar with the wind-bask in the sun -- What about nuclear? -- Hybrids, miniCATs, and contrails -- We took action
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (303 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035677058
Label
We are the weather makers : the history of climate change, Tim Flannery ; adapted by Sally M. Walker
Link
Publication
Note
Adapted from: The weather makers / Tim Flannery
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-297) and index
Contents
Buzz about global warming -- Earth and the carbon connection: Earth's carbon cycle and you -- Ocean in the sky -- Greenhouse story -- Grand discovery -- Time's gateways -- Markers of change -- Energy blast from the past -- Endangered habitats: Unraveling world -- Peril at the poles -- Australia's great stumpy reef? -- Warning from the golden toad -- Liquid gold: changes in rainfall -- Weather gone wild -- Rising ocean -- Leveling the mountains -- What's to Come?: Model worlds -- Dangerous commitment -- Fleeing climate change -- Three tipping points -- Civilization: big city verses small town -- Ozone hole: a success story -- Kyoto protocol -- What to believe? -- Engineering solutions -- So what's the story with fuel? -- Soar with the wind-bask in the sun -- What about nuclear? -- Hybrids, miniCATs, and contrails -- We took action
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (303 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035677058

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