VSI 25: May 2020

April 29, 2020

Continuing our #VSI25 celebration of 25 years of the 'Very Short Introduction' series, for May we're exploring the hot button topic of climate change and giving you free access to the first chapter of Mark Maslin's 'Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction'

How it works: For each featured title we provide free access to the first chapter as well as a reading guide with questions for thought and discussion, written by the author. Over the course of the month we will post additional content on our Facebook group around the featured title to help foster discussion. Read at your own pace, in a group or by yourself, and leave your comments and thoughts on Facebook.

Explore the intricacies of our changing planet with the first chapter of 'Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction':

Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction


What is climate change?

As more carbon is emitted into the atmosphere the effects of climate change will increase, which will threaten and challenge human society. ‘What is climate change?’ examines the role of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in moderating past global climate; why they have been rising since the industrial revolution; and why they are now considered dangerous pollutants...

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