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Title:
We are the weather makers : the history of climate change
Author:
Walker, Sally M.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
303 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Summary:
First published for an adult readership, The Weather Makers got kudos for its solid science and powerful message. Now this accessible edition speaks directly to young adults, offering a clear look at the history of climate change, how matters will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future. Newly featured are twenty-five practical tips for living a greener lifestyle--at home, in school, in the community, and ultimately, on Earth.
General Note:
Adapted from: The weather makers / Tim Flannery.
Language:
English
Contents:
Buzz about global warming -- Earth and the carbon connection: Earth's carbon cycle and you -- Ocean in the sky -- Greenhouse story -- Grand discovery -- Time's gateways -- Markers of change -- Energy blast from the past -- Endangered habitats: Unraveling world -- Peril at the poles -- Australia's great stumpy reef? -- Warning from the golden toad -- Liquid gold: changes in rainfall -- Weather gone wild -- Rising ocean -- Leveling the mountains -- What's to Come?: Model worlds -- Dangerous commitment -- Fleeing climate change -- Three tipping points -- Civilization: big city verses small town -- Ozone hole: a success story -- Kyoto protocol -- What to believe? -- Engineering solutions -- So what's the story with fuel? -- Soar with the wind-bask in the sun -- What about nuclear? -- Hybrids, miniCATs, and contrails -- We took action.
Reading Level:
1280 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning UG 10.7 14

Accelerated Reader AR UG 10.7 14.0 132726.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 11. 17 Quiz: 47701.
ISBN:
9780763636562

9780763646561
Format :
Book