The Global Warming Reader A Century of Writing About Climate Change, by McKibben, Bill
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- ISBN: 9780143121893 | 0143121898
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/27/2012
Our most widely respected environmental writer brings together the essential voices on global warming, from its 19th-century discovery to the present What is happening to our planet? And what can we do about it? The Global Warming Readerprovides more than thirty-five answers to these burning questions, from more than one hundred years of engagement with the topic. Here is Elizabeth Kolbert's groundbreaking essay "The Darkening Sea," Michael Crichton's skeptical view of climate change, George Monbiot's biting indictment of those who are really using up the planet's resources, NASA scientist James Hansen's testimony before the U.S. Congress, and clarion calls for action by Al Gore, Arundhati Roy, Naomi Klein, and many others. The Global Warming Readeris a comprehensive resource, expertly edited by someone who lives and breathes this defining issue of our time.