Our Planet in Peril presents the truth behind major environmental issues. The series gives the facts and figures, explains the real situation and describes some practical solutions. The main text is supplemented by photographs, maps and diagrams to explain all the issues involved, while 'Science in action' panels offer simple experiments which allow children to see the science in a practical context., and 'How you can help' panels suggest ways in which ordinary people can make a real difference. Endmatter includes a glossary and index, and page of useful websites for further information.
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Explains what global warming and the greenhouse effect are and how they are measured, and how these problems are creating temperature and climate changes in the world.About the Author:
Chris Oxlade is a Capstone Press author.
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Book Description Bridgestone Books, 2002. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0736813616