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The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change

Authors: Bauman, Yoram, Klein, Grady

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  • Authoritative, yet fun and accessible
  • An inventive approach to teaching climate science to students
  • Success of the author's previous two cartoon books on economics
  • Author's extensive media and speaking engagements, including events with Robin Williams and Paul Krugman
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Climate change is no laughing matter—but maybe it should be. The topic is so critical that everyone, from students to policy-makers to voters, needs a quick and easy guide to the basics. The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change entertains as it educates, delivering a unique and enjoyable presentation of mind-blowing facts and critical concepts.

"Stand-up economist" Yoram Bauman and award-winning illustrator Grady Klein have created the funniest overview of climate science, predictions, and policy that you’ll ever read. You’ll giggle, but you’ll also learn—about everything from Milankovitch cycles to carbon taxes. If those subjects sound daunting, consider that Bauman and Klein have already written two enormously successful cartoon guides to economics, making the notoriously dismal science accessible to countless readers.

If economics can be funny, then climate science can be a riot. The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change takes the intimidation and gloom out of one of the most complex and hotly debated challenges of our time.

About the authors

Yoram Bauman, “the world’s first and only stand-up economist,” performs regularly at colleges and corporate events, sharing the stage with everyone from Robin Williams to Paul Krugman. He has appeared in TIME Magazine and on PBS and NPR, and is the co-author of the two-volume Cartoon Introduciton to Economics, which is now available in Chinese, German, Italian, etc. He is also the organizer of the humor session at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association.
Yoram lives in Seattle, where he founded Non-Profit Comedy, a series of benefit shows that has raised almost $100,000 for local non-profits. He has a BA in mathematics from Reed Colleague and a PhD in economics from the University of Washington. He is a fellow at Sightline Insittute in Seattle, and in 2011 he spent five months in Beijing as a visiting scholar at the University of International Business and Economics. His website is www.standupeconomist.com.

Grady Klein is a cartoonist, animator, and graphic designer who lives in Princeton, NJ with his wife and two sons. He is the co-author with Yoram Bauman, of The Cartoon Introduction to Economics, Volumes One and Two; the co-author with Alan Dabney, of The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics, and the creator of The Lost Colony series of graphic novels. To see Grady's other work, including The Dust Bunny, his award-winning animated short about the terror lurking under your sofa, please visit his portfolio at gradyklein.com.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 3-14

    Bauman, Dr. Yoram (et al.)

  • A Brief History of Planet Earth

    Pages 15-26

    Bauman, Dr. Yoram (et al.)

  • The Ice Ages

    Pages 27-38

    Bauman, Dr. Yoram (et al.)

  • Carbon Dioxide

    Pages 39-50

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  • Energy

    Pages 51-62

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Island Press/Center for Resource Economics
Copyright Holder
Yoram Bauman
eBook ISBN
978-1-61091-570-0
DOI
10.5822/978-1-61091-570-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 208
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