For Climate's Sake!A Visual Reader of Climate Change
Edited by René Schwarzenbach, Christian Rentsch, Klaus Lanz, and Lars Müller, in collaboration with the Department of Environmental Sciences, ETH Zürich
For Climate’s Sake! sets itself the goal of conveying the knowledge revealed by current climate research in a manner that is both concise and appealing. It differs from other books on climate change principally in the way it is conceived as a visual reader that deliberately uses the effectiveness and power of the image to present the theme in a graphic way. Extensive series of images with large photographs and informative diagrams accompany well-researched essays on and around the themes of climate history, research and policy and thus offer an in-depth examination.
The book provides insights into the history of the earth’s climate and reveals the factors that are responsible for climate change. It poses questions and provides answers: why is the earth becoming warmer? What are the consequences we must reckon with? What can we do against this? Who determines the future? As both a volume of illustrations and a reader For Climate’s Sake! Is directed at all those who want to equip themselves with knowledge and understanding to confront what is probably our planet’s most pressing problem.
Design: Integral Lars Müller
16.5 x 24 cm, 6 ½ x 9 ½ in, 576 pages, 307 illustrations, hardcover (2012)
ISBN 978-3-03778-245-3, EnglishEnglish,
ISBN 978-3-03778-244-6, German€45.00 / $65.00 / £40.00
German,€45.00 / $65.00 / £40.00
Climate History: Between Fireball and Ice Desert
Climate System: Why the World is Getting Warmer
Climate Consequences: Risks and "Residual Risks"
Pathways in to the Future: Reality and Vision
Global Climate Politics: Between Power and Powerlessness