Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition

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The First Edition of the Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change provided a multi-authored, academic yet non-technical resource for students and teachers to understand the importance of global warming, to appreciate the effects of human activity and greenhouse gases around the world, and to learn the history of climate change and the research enterprise examining it. This edition was well received, with notable reviews. Since its publication, the debate over the advent of global warming at least partially brought on by human enterprise has continued to ebb and flow, depending literally on the weather, politics, and media coverage of climate summits and debates. Advances in research also change the discourse as new data is collected and new scientific projects continue to explore and explain global warming and climate change. Thus, a new, Second Edition updates more than half of the original entries and adds new perspectives and content to keep students and researchers up-to-date in a field that has proven provocatively lively.automobile, the Toyota Prius will emit 32 tons of CO2 from its tailpipe, while a Ford Excursion will emit 134 tons. ... People have a choice as to their mode of transportation and whether or not to be a part of a growing community that wants to ... However, the use of E85 fuel and its derivatives was limited because of the lack of E85 refueling stations, and its acceptance was ... Engine performance is boosted using E85, with some vehicles realizing a horsepower gain of up to five percent.

Title:Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition
Author:S. George Philander
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2012-06-13


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