An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming

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Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Viking Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
192
Dimensions
7.5 X 8.96 X 0.52 inches | 1.13 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780670062720

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About the Author

Former Vice President Al Gore is currently the chairman of both Current TV and Generational Investment Management. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1976 and the U.S. Senate in 1984 and 1990, and served eight years as vice president of the United States, from 1993 to 2000. He is the author of the 1992 bestseller Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit. He lives with his wife, Tipper, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Reviews

"Using easy-to-grasp graphics and revealing before-and-after photos, [Gore] shows how glaciers and ice shelves are disappearing all over the globe with alarming speed, pointing to profound climate changes and increased danger from rising sea levels in the near future. He writes measured, matter-of-fact prose, letting facts and trends speak for themselves-but, suggesting that "what happens locally has worldwide consequences,"--School Library Journal, starred review

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