Global Warming: The Complete Briefing (J. Houghton, Hazy Skies: Weather and the Environment (Jonathan 1997,251 pp., $22.95, paperbound, Cambridge Univer- D. W. Kahl, 1998, 64 pp., $15.95, hardbound, Lerner sity Press, ISBN 0-521-62932-2). This is the second edi- Publications, ISBN 0-8225-2530-5). This book ad- tion of the book first published in 1994 and reviewed in dresses the weather-air pollution connection, and how the AMS Bulletin in September 1994. Important devel- the two go hand in hand. As an introduction to meteo- opments in the past few years, both scientific and politi- rology for elementary school children, the author ex- cal, required that the book be updated and expanded, plains smog, haze, acid rain, the ozone hole, and other including new figures, references, new model results, and pollution problems. Along with color photographs, this revising the chapter "Why Should We be Concerned?" book contains a glossary and metric conversion chart. It There are 12 chapters that cover the causes of climate also describes how people are trying to fight air pollu- change, past climates, model prediction of future climate, tion, which includes alternate energy forms, and how and strategies to stabilize climate change. The book has readers can do their
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