This climate change primer explains the history, dangers, and challenges of global warming, and explores possible solutions with which to reduce its impact. You'll learn about the causes and consequences of climate disruption; heatwaves, floods, and other extreme weather; disappearing wildlife; acid oceans; the benefits of limiting warming; sustainable farming; new clean technologies; and the circular economy. For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly 40 years. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible, and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history, and culture.
About the Author
HRH The Prince of Wales has been an environmental leader for over 40 years, working with businesses, charities, governments, and others to help promote sustainable ways of living and working. In October 2007 he set up the Prince's Rainforests Project, and in 2010 his International Sustainability Unit was established to facilitate consensus on key environmental challenges. Dr. Tony Juniper is an independent environmentalist and writer. He is a fellow of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and the President of the Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts. Dr. Emily Shuckburgh, OBE, is a climate scientist at the British Antarctic Survey. She holds a number of positions at the University of Cambridge and is a fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society.