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A World Without Ice

A World Without Ice( )
Author: Pollack, Henry N.
Foreword by: Gore, Al
ISBN:978-1-58333-407-2
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Avery
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

A clear-eyed explanation of the impact of ice on Earth, its climate, and its residents.   Much has been written about global warming, but the crucial relationship between people and ice has received little focus, until now - and there is a fierce urgency as the problem accelerates. With clarity and insight, geophysicist and a co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, Henry Pollack, paints a compelling portrait of the delicate geological balance between Earth and...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Science / Earth Sciences / General
Science / Global Warming & Climate Change
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.904 Pounds
Author Biography
Pollack, Henry N. (Author)
Politician and businessman Al Gore was born on March 31, 1948. In 1969, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Harvard College. He represented Tennessee in the House of Representatives from 1977-1985 and the Senate from 1985-1993. He was Vice-President of the United States from 1993-2001. He is currently the president of Current TV, chairman of Generation Investment Management, director on the board of Apple Inc., and senior advisor to Google Inc.

He lectures on the topic of global warming awareness and prevention and starred in the documentary An Inconvenient Truth, which won the 2007 Academy Award for Documentary Feature. He was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for their efforts to educate others about climate change and to find ways to counteract it.

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