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Schneider, Stephen H
Science as a contact sport : inside the battle to save Earth's climate / Stephen H. Schneider
Alternate Title Inside the battle to save Earth's climate
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QC912.3 .S33 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
Global environmental change
Climatic changes -- Government policy -- International cooperation
Climatic changes -- Political aspects
Global temperature changes
Physical Description viii, 295 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-290) and index
Summary Schneider's firsthand account of a scientific and political odyssey, in which he navigates both the turbulent waters of the world's power structures and the arcane theater of academic debaters
Contents Smoke on the horizon -- Drawing up the battle lines -- Deep inside the battle to save Earth's climate -- A fragile planet grows alarmed -- The battle heats up and so does the world -- Awareness dawns on planet Earth -- The media wars : the stories behind persistent distortion -- Habitats for humanity and others -- What should keep us awake at night

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