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What Happens When an Ice Cap Melts?

Series: Unstable Earth Volume: 2

By: Angela Royston (Author)

32 pages, colour photos

Hodder Wayland Publishers

Paperback | Jul 2014 | #218299 | ISBN-13: 9780750283618
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NHBS Price: £8.99 $11/€11 approx
Hardback | Jul 2013 | #218300 | ISBN-13: 9780750279260
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About this book

What Happens When an Ice Cap Melts? 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.


Contents

- Meltdown
- Why is the ice melting?
- Melting Arctic
- No ice at the North Pole: Arctic 2025
- Melting on Greenland
- Where the meltwater goes
- Sea coasts under attack
- The great floods: Earth 2050
- A mini Ice Age?
- The big freeze: North-West Europe 2075
- The big one - Antarctica
- Four degrees hotter: Earth 2100
- Can we survive?

Glossary
Further reading
Index


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Biography

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

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