Comprehending the Climate Crisis

Everything You Need to Know about Global Warming and How to Stop It

by Bradley J. Dibble, MD



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/24/2011

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Format : Audio
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ISBN : 9781475906578

About the Book

Global warming and climate are complex environmental issues with varying opinions as well as facts available from numerous sources. In Comprehending the Climate Crisis, author Dr. Bradley J. Dibble provides a broad yet comprehensive overview of the climate issues facing the world today.

Written for the layperson, Comprehending the Climate Crisis discusses the background science, the problem of global warming, and the solutions available to us all. Addressing a wide range of topics related to climate, it:

  • • tells where carbon originated and how it found its way on Earth;
  • • details how carbon became a part of the fossil fuels that are the backbone of the global economy;
  • • describes the composition of the atmosphere before civilization’s influence began to alter it;
  • • provides basic scientific concepts by way of examples;
  • • discusses the mechanics of the combustion of fossil fuels and how dependence on them has led to significant changes in the atmosphere’s composition; and
  • • addresses the solutions available to consider for individuals, families, societies, and governments.

With education as its focus, Comprehending the Climate Crisis arms the public with information to use as a stepping-stone to help save the planet from ourselves and for our future.

About the Author

BRADLEY J. DIBBLE received his medical degree in 1990, followed by specialty training in cardiology. He practices in Barrie, Ontario. In 2009, he was appointed by the federal minister of the environment to the Sustainable Development Advisory Council. Dr. Dibble lives in Midhurst, Ontario, with his wife, Katherine, and two sons.