- Paperback: 320 pages
- Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; Original edition (24 April 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0393331253
- ISBN-13: 978-0393331257
- Product Dimensions: 20.6 x 2.3 x 25.4 cm
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 437,884 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Climate Change: Picturing the Science Paperback – 24 Apr 2009
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A rich photographic record of a warming world. -- Peter Dizikes
A rich photographic record of a warming world.--Peter Dizikes
The first book anyone seeking a layman's understanding of the science of global warming should read one of the most reasonable, unflappable, pleasantly humorous and least stuffy experts in any subject that we've met. --Jerry Beilinson"
A rich photographic record of a warming world. --Peter Dizikes"
A broad diversity of images that are, in many cases, truly arresting informative discussions of the key issues in climate science and policy The numerous Cool, I didn't know that! moments are an enjoyable aspect [A]n important contribution. --Bill Hewitt"
Breathtaking images. "
[A]n inspired work a compelling and captivating book.--Leonard David"
A combination of arresting images and lucid explanations of the science of global warming and the pursuit of global cooperation in adopting new, sustainable ways of living....the coverage is clear and bracing....In the midst of sobering reportage, the authors manage to appeal to our fascination with epic challenges.--Donna Seaman
[A]n impressive, informative and surprisingly accessible work, leaps and bounds ahead of the half-baked analysis consumers have come to expect from the corporate media...compelling.--Jason Zasky
[A] masterful account of the science of climate change...It will leave you both in awe of the Earth we inhabit and of the science itself, with all of its uncertainties and incomplete answers.
[A]n inspired work... a compelling and captivating book.--Leonard David
Gavin Schmidt, a NASA climatologist, has in many ways become the news media's conscience on climate science, exposing exaggeration and opinion in climate coverage...[a] no-nonsense approach.--Laura Shin
About the Author
Gavin Schmidt is a climate scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies as well as a cofounder of RealClimate.org. Joshua Wolfe's photography, represented by the Henry Gregg Gallery, has appeared in Outside, Time Out, and the Village Voice. He is a founder of GHG Photos, a leading photography agency focusing on climate change. Wolfe has won the Sierra Club 2009 Ansel Adams Award, which honors an individual who has made superlative use of still photography to further a conservation cause.
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