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Climate Change For Dummies

Published: April 26, 2022

Overview

Get clear about why climate change is so complicated and discover how you can help reverse it

More and more frequent extreme weather events occur each year, and planet Earth is in danger of developing more climates where life — whether animal, vegetable, or human — is unsustainable. Climate Change For Dummies explains how rising temperatures, shrinking lakes, rising oceans, and shifting weather patterns affect your life on a daily basis. And of course the book goes a step further and offers suggestions about how you can take steps to limit your impact on the environment and help to reverse climate change.

This straightforward guide demystifies the impact of climate’s No. 1 enemy — carbon dioxide — and breaks down the many sources of this damaging but inescapable gas. From there, the book reveals how rising CO2 levels affect the weather, water levels, plant and animal species around the world, the food you eat, and your health. But the situation isn’t hopeless! Climate Change For Dummies outlines actions governments, industries, and you can take to fight global warming and turn the tide to live in a cooler world. Discover details about

              * Short- and long-term effects of climate change

              * How some actions contribute to climate change and others reduce it

              * The many options for renewable energy and the pros and cons of nuclear energy

              * Actions nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are taking to draw attention to the climate crisis

              * The debate around whether climate change even needs to be addressed

Climate change won’t be easy to overcome, but when you’re armed with the facts, you can do your best to make a difference. Let Climate Change For Dummies point you in the right direction.

Get clear about why climate change is so complicated and discover how you can help reverse it

More and more frequent extreme weather events occur each year, and planet Earth is in danger of developing more climates where life — whether animal, vegetable, or human — is unsustainable. Climate Change For Dummies explains how rising temperatures, shrinking lakes, rising oceans, and shifting weather patterns affect your life on a daily basis. And of course the book goes a step further and offers suggestions about how you can take steps to limit your impact on the environment and help to reverse climate change.

This straightforward guide demystifies the impact of climate’s No. 1 enemy — carbon dioxide — and breaks down the many sources of this damaging but inescapable gas. From there, the book reveals how rising CO2 levels affect the weather, water levels, plant and animal species around the world, the food you eat, and your health. But the situation isn’t hopeless! Climate Change For Dummies outlines actions governments, industries,

and you can take to fight global warming and turn the tide to live in a cooler world. Discover details about

              * Short- and long-term effects of climate change

              * How some actions contribute to climate change and others reduce it

              * The many options for renewable energy and the pros and cons of nuclear energy

              * Actions nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are taking to draw attention to the climate crisis

              * The debate around whether climate change even needs to be addressed

Climate change won’t be easy to overcome, but when you’re armed with the facts, you can do your best to make a difference. Let Climate Change For Dummies point you in the right direction.

Climate Change For Dummies Cheat Sheet

This Cheat Sheet describes how and why greenhouse gases are formed, investigates some important global warming terms, uncovers the negative impacts of climate change, and offers solutions you can implement in your everyday life to alleviate rising greenhouse gas emissions. Although climate change is connected to ugly futures, melting icecaps, rising sea levels, soaring temperatures, worsening hurricanes and monsoons, and the list goes on, it’s also a link to a better future. Climate change is opening doors for the development of new types of fuels, leading the shift to reliable energy sources, and creating a vision of a greener tomorrow.

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