Climate Change

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Gavin Schmidt is a climate scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies as well as a co-founder of RealClimate.org. Joshua Wolfe’s photography has appeared in Outside, Time Out and the Village Voice. He is a founder of GHG Photos, a leading photography agency specialising in climate change.

Foreword by Jeffrey D. Sachs.

Author website: www.picturingclimatechange.com
A paperback original.

 
Climate Change
Picturing the Science
Gavin Schmidt and Joshua Wolfe

Going beyond the headlines, this unprecedented union of scientific analysis and stunning photography by leading climate scientist Gavin Schmidt and master photographer Joshua Wolfe illustrates the ramifications of a shifting climate on the global ecosystem.
       Marshalling data spanning centuries and continents, the book sparkles with cutting-edge research and visual records, including contributions from experts on atmospheric science, oceanography, paleoclimatology, technology, politics and the polar regions. As Jeffrey D. Sachs writes in his powerful foreword, “Climate Change is a tour de force of public education.”

"In this groundbreaking book, published by W.W. Norton & Company, NASA climate scientist Gavin Schmidt and photographer Joshua Wolfe illustrate the ramifications of shifting weather patterns for human society."
www.environmenttimes.co.uk

"Here is a collection of highly readable essays by scientists working in the field, supported by some stunning photography to illustrate the issues."
Church Times

May 2009 • Paper • £17.99 • ISBN 978 0 393 33125 7 • 320pp • 202 x 254mm • 160 colour illustrations