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Title Global warming / Debra A. Miller, book editor.
Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2008]

Series Current controversies
Current controversies.
Subject Global warming.
Alt Name Miller, Debra A.
Series Current controversies
Current controversies.
Subject Global warming.
Alt Name Miller, Debra A.
Description 189 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-178) and index.
Contents Is global warming a real problem? Chapter overview / Jeff Severns Guntzel ; Scientists have reached a consensus about global warming / Sandi Doughton ; The United Nations says the evidence on global warming is unequivocal / Environment News Service ; Global warming deniers are politically motivated and funded by oil corporations / Chris Mooney ; There is no scientific consensus on global warming / Lawrence Solomon ; Claims about global warming are based on junk science / Richard Lindzen -- Is global warming caused by human activities? Leading scientists are certain that global warming is caused by human activities / Lisa Bryant ; Mounting evidence supports the view that global warming is caused by human activities / Andrea Thompson ; Conservatives must accept the reality that human activities cause global warming / Jim Manzi ; Global warming is the result of natural forces / Bob Carter ; Sunspots and cosmic rays may contribute to climate change / Peter N. Spotts ; Some scientists believe a cooling trend is more likely than global warming / Kate Ravilious -- What are the potential threats from global warming? Global warming will have severe effects on the environment in all regions of the world / Jürg Rohrer ; By 2050, global warming could cause the extinction of more than a million species / Shaoni Bhattacharya ; Global warming may increase the risk of wildfires / Peter N. Spotts ; Global warming will likely bring a rise in infectious diseases / American Society for Microbiology ; Global warming may cause food shortages / Martin Mittelstaedt ; Global warming could cause resource wars / Brad Knickerbocker ; Global warming could make the earth unlivable for humans / Dale Allen Pfeiffer -- What action should be taken to reduce global warming? The United Nations calls for urgent international action on global warming / Environment News Service ; The United States must reduce its carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2050 / Emily Robinson ; An energy revolution is needed to create a sustainable energy system / Sven Teske, Arthouros Zervos, and Oliver Schaefer ; Individuals can also help reduce global warming / Larry West ; New technologies are the only solution to global warming / Robert J. Samuelson ; Humans must learn to adapt to global warming / Roger Pielke Jr.
ISBN 9780737740707 (hardcover)
0737740701 (hardcover)
9780737740714 (pbk.)
073774071X (pbk.)
OCLC # 190786111
Table of Contents
Chapter 1Is Global Warming a Real Problem? 
 Chapter Overview / Jeff Severns Guntzel21
 Yes: Global Warming Is a Real Problem 
 Scientists Have Reached a Consensus About Global Warming / Sandi Doughton28
 The United Nations Says the Evidence on Global Warming Is Unequivocal Environment News Service37
 Global Warming Deniers Are Politically Motivated and Funded by Oil Corporations / Chris Mooney43
 No: Global Warming Is Not a Real Problem 
 There Is No Scientific Consensus on Global Warming / Lawrence Solomon50
 Claims About Global Warming Are Based on Junk Science / Richard Lindzen54
Chapter 2Is Global Warming Caused by Human Activities? 
 Chapter Preface60
 Yes: Global Warming Is Caused by Human Activities 
 Leading Scientists Are Certain that Global Warming Is Caused by Human Activities / Lisa Bryant63
 Mounting Evidence Supports the View that Global Warming Is Caused by Human Activities / Andrea Thompson67
 Conservatives Must Accept the Reality that Human Activities Cause Global Warming / Jim Manzi73
 No: Global Warming Is Not Caused by Human Activities 
 Global Warming Is the Result of Natural Forces / Bob Carter81
 Sunspots and Cosmic Rays May Contribute to Climate Change / Peter N. Spotts85
 Some Scientists Believe a Cooling Trend Is More Likely than Global Warming / Kate Ravilious90
Chapter 3What Are the Potential Threats from Global Warming? 
 Chapter Preface94
 Global Warming Will Have Severe Effects on the Environment in All Regions of the World / Jurg Rohrer97
 By 2050, Global Warming Could Cause the Extinction of More than a Million Species / Shaoni Bhattacharya107
 Global Warming May Increase the Risk of Wildfires / Peter N. Spotts110
 Global Warming Will Likely Bring a Rise in Infectious Disease American Society for Microbiology113
 Global Warming May Cause Food Shortages / Martin Mittelstaedt116
 Global Warming Could Cause Resource Wars / Brad Knickerbocker123
 Global Warming Could Make the Earth Unlivable for Humans / Dale Allen Pfeiffer127
Chapter 4What Action Should Be Taken to Reduce Global Warming? 
 Chapter Preface137
 The United Nations Calls for Urgent International Action on Global Warming Environment News Service140
 The United States Must Reduce Its Carbon Emissions by 80 Percent by 2050 / Emily Robinson144
 An Energy Revolution Is Needed to Create a Sustainable Energy System / Sven Teske, Arthouros Zervos, Oliver Schaefer151
 Individuals Can Also Help Reduce Global Warming / Larry West157
 New Technologies Are the Only Solution to Global Warming / Robert J. Samuelson161
 Humans Must Learn to Adapt to Global Warming / Roger Pielke Jr.165
 Organizations to Contact168

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