Hamilton-Wenham Public Library

What is climate change?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by John Hinderliter - hc

"Learn more about what climate change means and how it's affecting our planet. The earth is definitely getting warmer. There's no argument about that, but who or what is the cause? And why has climate change become a political issue? Are humans at fault? Is this just a natural development? While the vast majority of scientists who study the environment agree that humans play a large part in climate change, there is a counterargument. Author Gail Herman presents both sides of the debate in this fact-based, fair-minded, and well-researched book that looks at the subject from many perspectives, including scientific, social, and political"--, Provided by publisher
Table of contents
What is climate change? -- Things are heating up -- Something in the air -- Climate change through the ages -- The change begins -- Measuring up -- Vicious circles -- Is it real? -- Politics -- Extreme weather -- Heat waves -- Famine and fire -- Trouble at sea -- The present and the future -- Timelines
Literary form
non fiction
Physical description
108 pages, illustrations, maps, 20 cm

Library Locations

  • Hamilton-Wenham Public Library

    14 Union Street, South Hamilton, MA, 01982, US