Climate Change Debate: Questions and Perspectives

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Why is Rio de Janeiro so vulnerable to landslides?

What is the psychological distancing effect of climate change?

How are rising sea levels impacting the management of the world’s cemeteries?

The wide-ranging effects of climate change touch every aspect of our lives. With so many issues and angles to explore—and with its looming impact on younger generations—climate change is a rich topic for student research, writing, and debate.

For a source that expertly encompasses the range of climate change issues and perspectives, check out this brand new release from ABC-CLIO, Climate Change Debate, by David E. Newton. Part of ABC-CLIO’s Contemporary World Issues series, this title includes a comprehensive list of problems, controversies, and solutions, perspectives from leading activists and scholars, as well as profiles of relevant people, places, and organizations.

Topics explored in this title include:

  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • Global temperatures
  • Glaciers and ice sheets
  • Oceans
  • Extreme weather
  • Land use
  • Wildfires
  • Ecosystems
  • World economics
  • Human health impacts, including
    • Temperature
    • Extreme events
    • Vector-borne diseases
    • Food- and water-borne diseases
    • Food security and nutrition

This title is published by ABC-CLIO & Greenwood, an imprint dedicated to strengthening student research and subject matter knowledge. Click here to learn more about ABC-CLIO & Greenwood and to view recent, upcoming, and award-winning titles.