The Cartoon Guide to the Environment

The Cartoon Guide to the Environment

Paperback Cartoon Guide

By (author) Larry Gonick, By (author) Alice B. Outwater, Illustrated by Larry Gonick

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  • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • Format: Paperback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 231mm x 20mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 31 October 1996
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0062732749
  • ISBN 13: 9780062732743
  • Illustrations note: cartoons throughout
  • Sales rank: 158,083

Product description

Do you think that the Ozone Hole is a grunge rock club? Or that the Food Web is an on-line restaurant guide? Or that the Green Revolution happened in Greenland? Then you need The Cartoon Guide to the Environment to put you on the road to environmental literacy. The Cartoon Guide to the Environment covers the main topics of environmental science: chemical cycles, life communities, food webs, agriculture, human population growth, sources of energy and raw materials, waste disposal and recycling, cities, pollution, deforestation, ozone depletion, and global warming-and puts them in the context of ecology, with discussions of population dynamics, thermodynamics, and the behavior of complex systems.

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Author information

Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine. He lives in San Francisco, California.