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Koonin, Steven E.

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: The author points out that core questions about the way the climate is responding to our influence and what the impacts will be remain largely unanswered. He provides insights and perspective free from political agendas, dispels popular myths, and unveils little-known truths. He points out that the models we use to predict the future aren't able to accurately describe the climate of the past,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.738 KOO

Bell, Larry

Summary: A startling and authoritative look at the special-interest groups that have corrupted the climate change debate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 BEL

Vollmann, William T.

Summary: "The second volume of William T. Vollmann's epic book about the factors and human actions that have led to global warming begins in the coal fields of West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky, where "America's best friend" is not merely a fuel, but a "heritage." Over the course of four years Vollmann finds hollowed out towns with coal-polluted streams and acidified drinking water; makes covert visits...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIKING 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.8 VOL

Humes, Edward.

Summary: The story of the remarkable visionaries who have quietly dedicated their lives and their fortunes to saving the planet from ecological destruction. While many people remain paralyzed by the scope of Earth's environmental woes, eco barons--a new and largely unheralded generation of Rockefellers and Carnegies--are having spectacular success saving forests and wildlands, pulling endangered species...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.72 HUM

Williams, Lily

Summary: Explores what would happen if the sea ice melts in the far north of the globe, causing the extinction of polar bears, and how it would affect environments around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.786 WIL

Copeland, Sebastian.

Summary: A collection of photographs documents the effect of global warming on the southern polar continent, in a volume that includes contributions by Will Steger, David De Rothschild, and Stephen Schneider.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Earth Aware 2007

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 998 COP

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Tigluk and his grandmother paddle out into the Arctic Ocean where they find a young polar bear whose mother has died because of the changes brought about by the warming climate, and they bring the cub back to their town so they can teach it how to survive in a changing world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Laura Geringer Books 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction George 2009

Weaver, Andrew J. (Andrew John)

Summary: Offers an introduction to the causes and effects of global warming, considers reasons for denying its existence, and discusses the threat it presents for the future and some possible solutions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raven Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 428.6 WEA

Perla, Victoria.

Summary: When global warming causes the ice at the North Pole to melt and Santa's roof starts to leak, he calls on the children of the world to come up with ways to help solve the problem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: JE Per

Ellis, Richard

Summary: A profile of the habitat and life cycle of the polar bear covers he species' venerated position in Inuit culture, its reproductive habits, and the environmental factors that are compromising its ability to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.786 ELL

Summary: New York City, including its outer boroughs, during August 2017: it's a month heavy with the tension of a new President, growing anxiety over everything from rising rents to marching white nationalists, and unrelenting news of either wildfires or hurricanes on every coast. The film pivots on the question of futurity: what does the future look like from where we are standing? And what if we are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOT

Shelby, Ashley

Summary: " Do you have digestion problems due to stress? Do you have problems with authority? How many alcoholic drinks do you consume a week? Would you rather be a florist or a truck driver? These are the questions that decide who has what it takes to live at South Pole Station, a place with an average temperature of -54°F and no sunlight for six months a year. Cooper Gosling is adrift at thirty,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SHE

Biskup, Agnieszka

Summary: "Team up with Max Axiom to learn all about global warming and its effects on the Earth. From melting glaciers to wacky weather patterns, heating up our planet wreaks havoc on its resources and inhabitants. Young readers will understand global warming and harness the power to help make a difference! Download the free Capstone 4D app for an augmented reality experience that goes beyond the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 363.738 BIS

Spiro, Ruth

Summary: "Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book explores the science of global warming and shows how we can use green energy to help combat climate change."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD SPI

Herman, Gail

Summary: "Learn more about what climate change means and how it's affecting our planet. The earth is definitely getting warmer. There's no argument about that, but who or what is the cause? And why has climate change become a political issue? Are humans at fault? Is this just a natural development? While the vast majority of scientists who study the environment agree that humans play a large part in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set What Was 363.738 Herman 2018 2018

Mack, Molly

Summary: "The planet is getting warmer, and its affecting everything from the climate to sea levels. Its also affecting Earths inhabitantsplants, animals, and people alike. In this information-rich title, readers learn about the phenomenon of global warming and how rising temperatures impact the future of our planet. Age-appropriate text, fact boxes, and detailed photographs make this complex topic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7 MAC

Gigerenzer, Gerd.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 519.2 GIG

Hertsgaard, Mark

Summary: Now, with his daughter and the next generation in mind, Hertsgaard delivers a resounding, motivating message of hope that will spur activism among parents, college students, and all readers. He gives specifics about what we can expect in the next fifty years: Chicago's climate transformed to resemble Houston's; the loss of cherished crops and luxuries, such as California wines; the redesign of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 304.25 HER

Summary: As global temperatures continue to rise, scientists are wondering if there are solutions beyond reducing emissions. Enter geoengineering. From sucking carbon straight out of the air to physically blocking out sunlight, the options may seem far-fetched. Can geoengineering really work? How much would it cost? And what are the risks of engineering Earth's climate?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Cole, Joanna.

Summary: Ms. Frizzle takes her kids on a whirlwind tour, from the Arctic to the equator, so they can see telltale signs of climate change.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J WHITE MAG

Summary: Documents a Danish expedition by a team of scientists to hitherto unexplored fjords in northeast Greenland, which, due to the seasonal melting of glacial ice due to global warming, are now accessible for a few weeks a year.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF EXP

Cole, Joanna.

Summary: The climate challenge: Ms. Frizzle introduces her students to scientific facts about global warming, sharing accessible coverage of climate change and ways everyday kids can help to protect the environment.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2012

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Chomsky, Noam.

Summary: Presents interviews conducted by radio journalist David Barsamian and featuring Noam Chomsky, who discusses U.S. policies in the increasingly unstable post-9/11 world. Chomsky offers his frank, provocative, and informed views on the invasion and occupation of Iraq, the doctrine of preemptive strikes against rogue nations, and the growing threat to international peace posed by the U.S. drive for...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.73 CHO

Dayen, David

Summary: "In the depths of the Great Recession, a cancer nurse, a car dealership worker, and an insurance fraud specialist helped uncover the largest consumer crime in American history-a scandal that implicated dozens of major executives on Wall Street. They called it foreclosure fraud: millions of families were kicked out of their homes based on false evidence by mortgage companies that had no legal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press, The 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 DAY

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