Climate Change (What Everyone Needs to Know) (2nd Edition)
"This is, for my money, the best single-source primer onthe state of climate change." - NewYork Magazine "The right book at theright time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane." -The Daily Beast "A must-read." - The Guardian Theessential primer on what will be the defining issue of our time,Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know® is aclear-eyed overview of the science, conflicts, and implications ofour warming planet. From Joseph Romm, Chief Science Advisor forNational Geographic's Years of Living Dangerously seriesand one of Rolling Stone's "100 people who are changing America,"Climate Change offers user-friendly, scientificallyrigorous answers to the most difficult (and commonly politicized)questions surrounding what climatologist Lonnie Thompson has deemed"a clear and present danger to civilization." New questions aboutclimate change addressed in this guide include:Analysis of the Paris climate agreement, including the UnitedStates' withdrawalExamines implications of the clean energy revolution, fromsolar and wind power to batteries and electric carsThe latest on climate science, including updates on efforts tostem or slow climate changeInsights into what Donald Trump's presidency means for climateaction in the US and internationally As the global response toclimate change continues to evolve, Climate Change: WhatEveryone Needs to Know® offers smart, unbiased answers to themost difficult questions in an area dogged by misunderstanding andpoliticization.