Rising Seas: Flooding, Climate Change and Our New World (2nd Edition, Revised)

By Keltie Thomas

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Publisher Firefly Books Imprint Firefly Books ISBN


Rising Seas: Flooding, Climate Change and Our New World (2nd Edition, Revised)

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"This is an eye-opening glimpse at the worldwide impact of rising temperatures " --School Library Journal

"Flooding and climate change have become increasingly important topics that need to be addressed, and our youngest readers -- and a large hope for the future of this planet -- will learn important information about our world and its climate in this informative text " --Booklist

The Earth's oceans are on the rise Since 1880, global sea levels have risen steadily each year to a global average of about 8-9 inches (20-23 cm), and they're still rising By 2100, the sea could climb as much as 6 6 feet (2 m) higher than it is today

Rising Seas gives youth an eye-popping view of what the Earth might look like under the rising sea levels of climate change Photographs juxtapose the present-day with that area's projected future The shocking images will help readers understand the urgency for action This updated and expanded edition features three new locations -- London, UK, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Manila, Philippines -- as well as brand new sections about climate anxiety (and what you can do about it) and how the world worked together to close the ozone hole, giving young readers a reason to hope for a better future

The 8 extra pages and thorough revision make this an important warning for the future
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Series Nonfiction: Science 6-8 (Grades 6-8)

Series Nonfiction Science Grades 6-8

Series Nonfiction: Science 6-8 (Grades 6-8)

For Grades 6-8

Curious middle-grade scientists will be engaged by these 12 information-packed, well-researched volumes that supplement textbook material and often provide hands-on learning.

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Nonfiction, Science/STEAM

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