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A Global Warming Primer


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Jeffrey Bennett is an astrophysicist and educator who proposed the idea for and helped develop the Voyage Scale Model Solar System -- the first science-oriented exhibit approved for permanent installation on the National Mall in Washington, DC. He is the lead author of best-selling college textbooks in four distinct disciplines: astronomy, mathematics, statistics, and astrobiology. He lives in Boulder, Colorado. Alan Okamoto is a children's book illustrator and a space artist who has done commissioned work for the Air Force, numerous aerospace corporations, and college textbooks. He lives in Lodi, California.


"Bennett's careful and question-by-question presentation will lead any fair-minded person to see the warming issue more clearly and increase understanding of the need for concern about current developments." Hon. George P. Shultz, Hoover Institution, Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan
"Jeffrey Bennett has done what many others have been unable to do: He has made climate science understandable." Gov. Bill Ritter, Jr. (Colorado), author, Powering Forward
"In engaging, accessible, and accurate prose, Jeffrey Bennett clearly explains the science of climate change, ending with a thoughtful exploration of ways to solve the problems it poses for our future." Ann Reid, Executive Director, National Center for Science Education
"This delightfully perceptive book is a must-read for everyone concerned about our future." William Gail, President (2014), American Meteorological Society
"This book offers us just we need right now: clarity. I wish everyone in the world would pause and read this book." Dr. Michelle Thaller, Astronomer, TEDx speaker
"This great book sorts out the science from the belief on both sides of the debate." Piers Forster, IPCC Lead Author and Director, Priestley International Centre for Climate, University of Leeds, UK
"A friendly yet authoritative look at how we know what we know about the climate, and why we need to do something about it." Carl Zimmer, author, Evolution: Making Sense of Life
"Concise, crystal clear, packed with the best available informationthis is the book to grab if you want to be well informed about climate change." Spencer Weart, author, The Discovery of Global Warming

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