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In clear and accessible language, Generation Us explains the phenomenon of global warming, outlines the threat it presents to future generations and offers a path toward solutions to the problem. The reality of global warming has long been accepted within the scientific community, yet it remains a hotly debated topic at the political and social level. Why is this? Is it the fact that the ultimate effects of global warming will not be felt in our lifetimes? Do we really feel no moral responsibility for future generations? Dr. Weaver, one of the world's leading experts in the field, contends that, just as humans have been responsible for creating the problem of global warming, we must also be the solution.

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Date de parution 01 mai 2011
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EAN13 9781554698066
Langue English

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Generation Us The Challenge of Global Warming
ANDREW WEAVER
RAVEN BOOKS an imprint of ORCA BOOK PUBLISHERS
Copyright © 2011 Andrew J. Weaver
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or by any information storage and retrieval system now known or to be invented, without permission in writing from the publisher.
Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication
Weaver, Andrew, 1961-Generation us [electronic resource] : the challenge of global warming / written by Andrew Weaver. (Rapid reads)
Electronic monograph in PDF format. Issued also in print format. ISBN 978-1-55469-805-9
1. Readers (Adult). 2. High interest-low vocabulary books.3. English language-Textbooks for second language learners. 4. Global warming.
I. Title. II. Series: Rapid reads (Online) PE1126.A4W32 2011A 428.6’2 C2011-900333-3
First published in the United States, 2011 Library of Congress Control Number: 2010943311
Summary: The issues surrounding global warming are explained and solutions offered by one of the world’s leading experts in the field.
Orca Book Publishers is dedicated to preserving the environment and has printed this ® book on paper certified by the Forest Stewardship Council .
Orca Book Publishers gratefully acknowledges the support for its publishing programs provided by the following agencies: the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund and the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Province of British Columbia through the BC Arts Council and the Book Publishing Tax Credit.
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