Earth's Changing Climate

Earth’s Changing Climate


About the Book
Historically, climate has had important economic implications for agriculture, transportation and settlement. But climate is nor same everywhere. It ranges from extremely dry, hot deserts to humid tropics and sub-zero polar icy expanses, depending on a variety of factors. In this book an attempt has been made to provide an overview of what makes up Earth’s climate and how reckless human activities are posing a threat to it. It also discusses how every individual can contribute to reducing greenhouse emissions by a change of lifestyle and switching over to more energy-efficient technology.

About the Author
A retired scientist of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Biman Basu is a former Editor of popular science monthly Science Reporter. He has been a regular broadcaster over All India Radio for more than 30 years, has scripted several TV documentaries and published more than 1,000 articles on popular science topics in various publications. He has 27 popular science books to his credit. Some of his books have also been translated into other Indian languages including Assamese, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil and Urdu and have gone into multiple reprints. He is a winner of the 1994 NCSTC National Award for science popularisation, awarded annually by the Department of Science and Technology.

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