Rising Seas: Flooding, Climate Change And Our New World, 2nd Edition, Revised

ISBN-10: 0228104416
ISBN-13: 9780228104414
Author: Thomas, Keltie
Illustrated by: Wuthrich, Belle and Boake W., Kath
Interest Level: 4-8
Publisher: Firefly Books

Publication Date: August 2023

Copyright: 2023

Page Count: 80

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Grades 4-8

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BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.)

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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