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Adaptation and Climate Change

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Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help ...
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Overview

Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737742763
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 4/10/2009
  • Series: At Issue Series: Environment
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Climate Change Could Be Devastating and People Must Adapt to Survive Margareta Wahlstr&oumlet;m 10

2 The Negative Impact of Climate Change Is Overstated Olaf Stampf Christopher Sultan) 16

3 Climate Change Will Force the Relocation of Communities Marwaan Macan-Markar 27

4 Climate Change Affects the Natural World Ker Than 31

5 Indigenous Arctic Cultures Struggle to Adapt to Climate Change Alex Shoumatoff 38

6 Climate Change Must Be Addressed in Developing Countries ScienceDaily 49

7 Developing Countries Have More Pressing Concerns Than Climate Change Siddhartha Shome 54

8 Laws Are Needed to Force Humans to Adapt Mike Tidwell 58

9 Laws Curbing Emissions Are Necessary and Can Encourage Profitability Fred Krupp 62

10 Policies Curbing Emissions Are Unnecessary and Hinder Profitability James M. Inhofe 73

11 Air Travel Contributes to Climate Change Gregory M. Lamb 82

12 The Benefits of Air Travel Outweigh the Modest Impact on the Climate Kendra Okonski 87

13 Green Consumerism Won't Benefit the Environment Monica Hesse 92

Organizations to Contact 98

Bibliography 103

Index 107

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