The Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology

The Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology

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Comprehensive in scope and accessible to all reader levels, qThe Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technologyq covers a vast range of topics, concepts, issues, processes, and scientists sifted and melded from the many scientific and technological fields. These include atmospheric chemistry, paleoclimatology, biogeography, oceanography, geophysics, glaciology, soil science, and more. Bruce E. Johansen digests the explosion of scientific work on global warming that has been published since 1980 and presents it in a set that is sure to be the indispensable standard reference work on the topic. The information here is of importance to just about everyone on the planet--for the findings of global warming science and technology should dictate the choices we make today to secure our common future. This encyclopedia will prove useful for many different types of professionals, inasmuch as global warming science informs public policy debates, applied science, and technology in such fields as energy generation, architecture, engineering, and agriculture.In January 2007, General Motors rolled out the hybrid Chevrolet Volt, a concept car that can run 40 miles on electricity alone with a six-hour nighttime charge. ... Their main problem was that neither they nor Japanese carmakers had figured out how to produce electric cars for a profit. ... with models including the Toyota Prius, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, the Lexus RX 400h, and the Ford Escape.

Title:The Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology
Author:Bruce E. Johansen
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2009-05-20


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