Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know (Paperback)

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"This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change." - New York Magazine

"The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane." - The Daily Beast

"A must-read." - The Guardian

Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know is the essential primer on what will be the defining issue of our time. Newly updated with the latest in climate science from COP26 and beyond, this third edition offers user-friendly, scientifically rigorous answers to the most difficult (and commonly politicized) questions surrounding climate change. Drawing on the author's decades of experience as one of the country's most influential communicators on climate science and solutions, this authoritative guide highlights the following topics:

- Key updates from the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow
- Insights into changes in the political landscape, such as COVID-19 and Donald Trump's presidency, and what these have meant for climate action in the United States and internationally
- Contemporary implications of the clean energy revolution, from solar and wind power to batteries and electric cars.

About the Author

Joseph Romm, PhD, is one of the country's most influential communicators on climate science and solutions. Romm is Chief Science Advisor for Years of Living Dangerously series, which won the 2014 Emmy Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Series. He is the founding editor of Climate Progress, which New York Times columnist Tom Friedman called "the indispensable blog." In 2009, Time named him one of its "Heroes of the Environment," calling him "The Web's most influential climate-change blogger." In 2009, Rolling Stone put Romm on its list of 100 "people who are reinventing America." Romm was acting assistant secretary of energy in 1997, where he oversaw $1 billion in low-carbon technology development and deployment. He is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and holds a PhD in physics from MIT.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780197647134
ISBN-10: 0197647138
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: September 1st, 2022
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: What Everyone Needs to Know