Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet

Mark Lynas' book about global warning has won this year's Royal Society prize for popular science writing. According to the report on the BBC, Six Degrees "uses published scientific data and interviews with leading researchers to illustrate the changes we could witness in a warmer world" and explains "how Earth will change for every degree rise in temperature - from droughts to mass extinctions."