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Unstable Earth: What Happens When an Ice Cap Melts? By Angela Royston

Unstable Earth: What Happens When an Ice Cap Melts?

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Shows how interlinked geographical processes can have devastating consequences for people and the planet.
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Unstable Earth: What Happens When an Ice Cap Melts? Summary


Unstable Earth: What Happens When an Ice Cap Melts? by Angela Royston

This book looks at the effects of global warming and asks what will happen to people, animals and the environment if the Earth's thick masses of ice melt. It imagines scenarios at varying stages in the future and examines whether and how disaster can be averted.

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About Angela Royston


Angela Royston is an experienced author of non-fiction for children, specialising in books about extreme weather, geography, science and nature.

Table of Contents


  • 1: Meltdown
  • 2: Why is the ice melting?
  • 3: Melting Arctic
  • 4: No ice at the North Pole: Arctic 2025
  • 5: Melting on Greenland
  • 6: Where the meltwater goes
  • 7: Sea coasts under attack
  • 8: The great floods: Earth 2050
  • 9: A mini Ice Age?
  • 10: The big freeze: North-West Europe 2075
  • 11: The big one - Antarctica
  • 12: Four degrees hotter: Earth 2100
  • 13: Can we survive?
  • 14: Glossary
  • 15: Further reading
  • 16: Index

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Unstable Earth: What Happens When an Ice Cap Melts? by Angela Royston
Angela Royston
Unstable Earth
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2014-07-24
32
0750283610
9780750283618
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.