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"Emanuel"s words are measured and authoritative. His book should help reduce the huge gap between what is understood by the scientific community and what is known by the people who need to know, the public and policymakers."James Hansen , NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
"Kerry Emanuel's book What We Know About Climate Change is one of the best [books on climate change] and is certainly the shortest. In less time than it takes to eat dinner, the respected atmospheric scientist and Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor filters out the noise and presents clearly the essence of the issues that surround global warming." The Plain Dealer
Dated, filled with assertions but other experts, and/or scientific articles not referenced. Needs better editing to improve flow and to remove excess verbiage and confusing... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Kindle Customer
Efficient and elegant, this is an outstanding and accessible summary of the challenges we face regarding climate change. I leant a great deal. Thank youPublished 2 months ago by John P. Murphy
A very good, brief overview for the general reader seeking an introduction.Published 3 months ago by Charlie Foxtrot
Best short summary of the science behind climate change. Doesn't skimp on the complexity of the issue. Required reading for climate change skeptics.Published 3 months ago by Mark Granfors
Bought this book for a class, It's a solid read and it gets right to the point.Published 8 months ago by Steve Jackson
"What We Know About Climate Change" by Kerry Emanuel is a short and concise summary of what we know about climate change. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Thomas Wikman
If you are looking for an unbiased view of the climate change(global warning) debate this isn't it. It's more like a long magazine article than a book. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Stephen C. Corona
As a brief survey of climate change, this book is better than most IPCC documents, but still lacking in details. Read morePublished 22 months ago by systemguy
I bought this for a college course and found the material pretty interesting. it is an easy and simple book to read, though it does get a little boring at times. Read morePublished 22 months ago by meg