Basher Science: Climate Change

Basher Science: Climate Change

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Do you know your carbon cycle from your carbon footprint? Can you tell your greenhouse effect from your green house? And what exactly is a tipping point? If any of these questions leave you confused, then Basher Science: Climate Change is the book for you. From El Nino and hurricanes to deforestation and population growth of scale - this is a totally comprehensible guide to a fast-moving, essential topic. Subjects covered in this book include: ice caps, the greenhouse effect, global warming, the butterfly effect, atmospheric systems, acid rain, ocean systems, acidification, fossil fuels, heat waves, urbanization, carbon footprint, recycling, renewable energy, biofuels, and nuclear power.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 184 x 186 x 16mm | 419.99g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Export ed
  • 0753471760
  • 9780753471760
  • 1,471,454

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"Readers might already know a lot of this, but Basher and Green serve it up in a hip, imaginative style and throw in some lesser-known facts, too.. . .Another fun entry." --Booklist"[A]n informative little book ...Though the book is aimed at kids 10 and up, those of us on the far, far end of that age range will find many items of interest in Dan Green's clever text." --Bookpage - The Book Case"Reading this book will put you on first name terms with every single one of America's head honchos." --kidsbookmix.comshow more

About Simon Basher

Simon Basher is the creator and illustrator of more than a dozen internationally bestselling books for children including the critically acclaimed Basher Science series. Based in London, Basher specializes in "graphic surrealism" and his original artwork is regularly exhibited and sold in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia. Dan Green has written many of the titles in the Basher Science series. He has an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, where he specialized in geology.Consultant Dr.Virginia Burkett is the Chief Scientist for Climate and Land Use Change at the U.S. Geological Survey. She has co-authored reports for The Wildlife Society, the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity, the Everglades Task Force, and the U.S. Department of Transportation that address climate change impacts and potential adaptation strategies.show more

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