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Global Warming For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-84098-6
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384 pages
November 2008
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Introduction.

Part I: Understanding Global Warming.

Chapter 1: Global Warming Basics.

Chapter 2: The Greenhouse We Live In.

Chapter 3: The Big Deal About Carbon.

Part II: Tracking Down the Causes.

Chapter 4: Living in the Dark Ages of Fossil Fuels.

Chapter 5: Getting Right to the Source: The Big Emitters.

Chapter 6: Taking It Personally: Individual Sources of Emissions.

Part III: Examining the Effects of Global Warming.

Chapter 7: Not-So-Natural Disasters.

Chapter 8: Risking Flora and Fauna: Impacts on Plants and Animals.

Chapter 9: Hitting Home: Global Warming's Direct Effect on People.

Part IV: Political Progress: Fighting Global Warming Nationally and Internationally.

Chapter 10 : Voting for Your Future: What Governments Can Do.

Chapter 11: Beyond Borders: Progress on a Global Level.

Chapter 12: Developing in the Face of Global Warming.

Part V: Solving the Problem.

Chapter 13: A Whole New World of Energy.

Chapter 14: Show Me the Money: Business and Industrial Solutions.

Chapter 15: Activists without Borders: Non-Governmental Organizations.

Chapter 16: Lights, Camera, Action: The Media and Global Warming.

Chapter 17: Taking the High Road.

Chapter 18: Making a Difference at Home and Work.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten Things You Can Do Today to Slow Global Warming.

Chapter 20: Ten Inspiring Leaders in the Fight Against Global Warming.

Chapter 21: Top Ten Myths about Global Warming.

Chapter 22: Ten Online Global Warming Resources.

Index.

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