About the Book"Understand the facts about climate change and discover what we can do to improve the human impact on our environment"--
Book SynopsisThis timely entry into the award-winning DKfindout! Series, explores the past, present, and future of our climate. In 2019 kids around the world went on strike for the future of our planet, and for their own futures. This amazing book on climate change for kids covers what we can do every day as potential activists to help prevent further damaging changes to the climate. The subject matter of this book has become a very hot topic! Find out why climate change is such a big deal. It contains a wealth of facts about the world, figures, predictions and graphical data to help you understand exactly what it all means. It is a great addition to any bookshelf, and a valuable and contemporary resource for all ages. Climate change is now one of the biggest issues we face as a society, and the British and Irish governments have become the first in the world to declare a climate emergency. This book lays out the science behind this natural process that has been exponentially sped up by humans. It explains the different ways in which we have caused the Earth to heat up, from traffic pollution to animal farming, and the vast, widespread effects we are causing. It covers key developments such as the industrial revolution, the advent of air travel, and climate activism, such as the People's Climate March to Greta Thunberg and the Extinction Rebellion. Come to understand the facts about climate change in these pages and discover what we can do to improve the human impact on our environment. Find Out How To Save The World! A small book filled with fun facts and big ideas! Over 64 pages are packed with information covering all the aspects of climate change including a timeline dating from the 1760s all the way through to 2050, to living with climate change and what we can do about it. Dkfindout! Climate Change encourages children to think more about the world around them and is a great aid for any school project on climate change. Inside you will:
About the AuthorMaryam Sharif-Draper teaches students in Year 5 (Key Stage 2). Prior to this, she spent five years working in the Education Department at the Royal Geographical Society. She had a number of roles at the RGS, the most recent being Project Coordinator: Geography Teacher Training Scholarships. She graduated from the University of Exeter in 2010, with a BSc degree in Geography. She wrote Find Out Earth for DK in 2017.