Odysseys in the Environment: Climate Change
Odysseys in the Environment: Climate Change
Odysseys in the Environment: Climate Change

Odysseys in the Environment: Climate Change

Jessica Gunderson (Author)

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An in-depth study of climate change, examining historical and present-day causes and effects of rising global temperatures, as well as what people can do to combat climate change.

Part of the Odysseys in the Environment series

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Each title covers current challenges facing the modern world today. Starting with a detailed table of contents the topics are introduced, then further broken down by what challenges are faced, what the future looks like, how readers can support the causes to make the situation better, and if there is an end in sight...There are red tabs that read ‘opposite’ and sometimes state a conflict or quick fact, along with gray takeaways, showing how nuance and complexity exist within each topic. Every chapter also connects the new information to readers and how they can change what they do to help the environment. For example, The War on Waste covers the decades-long plan to turn New York City’s Fresh Kills Landfill into a park...[T]he photographs that are used have a great impact. The back matter includes a selected bibliography, endnotes/glossary, websites to visit, and an index. ­VERDICT A slightly dense, but still important, series on current challenges we face today.

School Library Journal, 04/01/2022

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