Mission, planet Earth: our world and its climate--and how humans are changing them

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2009.
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From an American hero and dedicated scientist: A compelling introduction to the changes taking place in Earth's climate, written for the audience that matters most to our planet's future.

Beginning with Sally Ride's unique, astronaut's-eye view of Earth's fragile atmosphere, Mission: Planet Earth describes how water, air, and other climate systems shape our world, and how a disruption in one part of the system can spread through the entire planet. Drawing on the latest scientific research and presenting a clear, even-handed account of the current state of climate studies, illustrated with helpful diagrams and stunning photographs of and from the front lines of climate change, here is a celebration of Earth's natural complexity--and a call to action for a new generation.

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subject_facet Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature, Climatic changes -- Juvenile literature, Climatology -- Juvenile literature, Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Juvenile literature
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