Encyclopedia of global warming and climate change

The Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change includes more than 750 articles that explore major topics related to global warming and climate change-ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes. It contains a 4-color, 16-page insert that is a comprehensive introduction to the complexities of global warming. It includes coverage of the science and history of climate change, the polarizing controversies over climate-change theories, the role of societies, the industrial and economic factors, and the sociological aspects of climate change. It also emphasizes the importance of the effects, responsibilities, and ethics of climate change and presents contributions from leading scholars and institutional experts in the geosciences.