|About the Book|
Relying on the most recentscientificstudieson climate change, these guidebooks take a new look at the history of naturaldisasters. With a captivating blend of vivid photographs, color illustrations,andlivelywriting, these worksdramatize theforcesthatMoreRelying on the most recent scientific studies on climate change, these guidebooks take a new look at the history of natural disasters. With a captivating blend of vivid photographs, color illustrations, and lively writing, these works dramatize the forces that drive the earths atmosphere, geology, and oceans. Both a guide to green living and an introduction to scientific concepts, this resource shows why pollution poses a new threat for our planet. Demystifiying the study of the environment, this guide skillfully sorts out the facts: air pollution comes from burning fuel, light pollution makes it hard to see the stars at night, oil spills kill marine animals, landfills must be carefully managed, and even noise can be a type of pollution.