Climate Change in Context is a comprehensive guide to the increasingly important topic of climate change, including global warming. Cross-curricular in nature, the title supports both basic and advanced curricula in earth and environmental science, general science, history, government, and the social sciences. Aimed primarily at high school students, this 2-volume, 4-color title offers coverage of the history, politics, and ethical debates related to climate change, including the impact of climate change on daily life, trade and commerce, travel, and the future of both industrialized and impoverished nations. It brings together original essays written by leading experts in the field, primary source documents, and sidebars on the cultural, economic, and political issues surrounding climate change -- providing insights on leading social issues and spurring critical thinking about the impact of environmental issues on daily life and globalization.
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"The range of social, economic, scientific and political issues this set explores, in combination with its accessibility to the general public in high school and beyond, makes this a highly recommended resource for high school and public libraries."
--Doug's Student Reference Room, October 2008
Price: US $310.00