Which species of moth was nearly killed off by the fight for cleaner air? How does a cow's bottom contribute to global warming? Could warmer mean colder? All these questions and more are answered in 'Global Warming: A Very Peculiar History'. This book arms you with an introduction to the scientific concepts behind global warming then hits you hard with the bizarre and at times disputed facts that go along with the theory. 'Global Warming, A Very Peculiar History' includes information on the potentially disastrous effects of global warming and what we can do to stop them. It features diagrams and fascinating fact sheets which will boggle the mind. Discover where the theory came from and what we were (or weren't) doing to help protect the Earth in past times. This book looks at both sides of the debate and covers the scientific and historical background of our troubled relationship with the planet on which we live.