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The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism (Politically Incorrect Guides)
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism (Politically Incorrect Guides)
by Christopher C. Horner
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This latest installment in the P.I.G. series provides a provocative, entertaining, and well-documented expose of some of the most shamelessly politicized pseudo-science we are likely to see in our relatively cool lifetimes.... (read more)

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The North Pole Was Here: Puzzles and Perils at the Top of the World (New York Times Book)
The North Pole Was Here: Puzzles and Perils at the Top of the World (New York Times Book)
by Andrew Revkin
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Now in paperback, current events get in-depth treatment in this exciting series produced in collaboration with the New York Times. First-person narratives world-renowned newspaper's award-winning journalists tell the stories behind headlines. Beginning... (read more)

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Climate Matters: Ethics in a Warming World (Amnesty International Global Ethics)
Climate Matters: Ethics in a Warming World (Amnesty International Global Ethics)
by John Broome
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Esteemed philosopher John Broome avoids the familiar ideological stances on climate change policy and examines the issue through an invigorating new lens. As he considers the moral dimensions of climate change, he reasons clearly through what universal... (read more)

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Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming
Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming
by Chris Mooney
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"Storm World . . . skillfully anatomizes the scientific and political debate over hurricanes and global warming . . . Mooney convincingly portrays that debate as a classic paradigm shift in progress."—Washington Post   Are hurricanes increasing... (read more)

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The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth
The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth
by Eric Pooley
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In The Climate War, Eric Pooley—deputy editor of Bloomberg BusinessWeek—does for global warming what Bob Woodward did for presidents and Lawrence Wright did for terrorists. In this epic tale of an American civil war, Pooley takes us behind... (read more)

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Earth Calling: A Climate Change Handbook for the 21st Century (Sacred Activism)
Earth Calling: A Climate Change Handbook for the 21st Century (Sacred Activism)
by Ellen Gunter
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The World Tomorrow
The World Tomorrow
by Yannick Monget
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Is planet Earth headed for a climatic catastrophe? Using the most up-to-date, most sophisticated technical photographic effects, here is a mind-numbing, awesomely stunning re-creation of six scenarios of our planets future.... (read more)

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Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change
Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change
by Americas Climate Choices Panel On Adapt
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America's Climate Choices is a coordinated set of activities convened in response to a request from Congress to "study the serious and sweeping issues associated with global climate change, including the science and technology challenges involved, and... (read more)

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Global Warming & Agriculture: End of Century Estimates by Country
Global Warming & Agriculture: End of Century Estimates by Country
by William R Cline
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In this detailed study, Cline asserts that developing countries have more at risk than industrial countries as global warming worsens. Using general circulation and agricultural impact models, Cline boldly examines the years 2070-2099 to forecast the... (read more)

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With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change
With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change
by Fred Pearce
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Fred Pearce has been writing about climate change for eighteen years, and the more he learns, the worse things look. Where once scientists were concerned about gradual climate change, now more and more of them fear we will soon be dealing with abrupt... (read more)

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Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse
Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse
by David Orr
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"The real fault line in American politics is not between liberals and conservatives.... It is, rather, in how we orient ourselves to the generations to come who will bear the consequences, for better and for worse, of our actions." So writes David Orr in... (read more)

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Time's Up!: An Uncivilized Solution to a Global Crisis
Time's Up!: An Uncivilized Solution to a Global Crisis
by Keith Farnish
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This is not an environmental book, even though it is concerned with the environment, nor is it a book to save the world, even though the world is clearly in trouble. Ultimately, Time's Up! is a book about survival and about ensuring that every individual... (read more)

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Is the Temperature Rising?: The Uncertain Science of Global Warming
Is the Temperature Rising?: The Uncertain Science of Global Warming
by S George Philander
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Most of us have heard the dire predictions about global warming. Some experts insist that warming has already started, and they warn of such impending disasters as the sea level rising to flood coastal cities. Others, however, have issued loud... (read more)

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Censoring Science: Inside the Political Attack on Dr. James Hansen and the Truth Ofglobal Warming
Censoring Science: Inside the Political Attack on Dr. James Hansen and the Truth Ofglobal Warming
by Mark Bowen
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The dramatic story of global warming, politics, and the scientist Al Gore calls ?the most powerful and consistent voice calling for intelligent action to preserve our planet?s environment.? Censoring Science is the gripping story of the world?s... (read more)

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Climate Savvy: Adapting Conservation and Resource Management to a Changing World
Climate Savvy: Adapting Conservation and Resource Management to a Changing World
by Lara J Hansen
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Climate change demands a change in how we envision, prioritize, and implement conservation and management of natural resources. Addressing threats posed by climate change cannot be simply an afterthought or an addendum, but must be integrated into the... (read more)

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Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate
Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate
by William F Ruddiman
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The impact on climate from 200 years of industrial development is an everyday fact of life, but did humankind's active involvement in climate change really begin with the industrial revolution, as commonly believed? William Ruddiman's provocative new... (read more)

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Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a Movement
Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a Movement
by Jonathan Isham and Sissel Waage
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The evidence is irrefutable: global warming is real. And for those who feel compelled to do something about it, this is an essential guide to get them started. Combining incisive essays with success stories, this book helps readers answer the important... (read more)

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America's Climate Problem: The Way Forward
America's Climate Problem: The Way Forward
by Robert C Repetto
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What America does or fails to do in the next few years to solve the problem of climate change will largely determine the fate of the earth and humanity for centuries to come. Despite the efforts by some states, local governments and individual citizens... (read more)

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The Attacking Ocean: The Past, Present, and Future of Rising Sea Levels
The Attacking Ocean: The Past, Present, and Future of Rising Sea Levels
by Brian Fagan
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The past fifteen thousand years--the entire span of human civilization--have witnessed dramatic sea level changes, which began with rapid global warming at the end of the Ice Age, when sea levels were more than 700 feet below modern levels. Over the next... (read more)

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Early Warming: Crisis and Response in the Climate-Changed North
Early Warming: Crisis and Response in the Climate-Changed North
by Nancy Lord
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In Shishmaref, Alaska, new seawalls are constructed while residents navigate the many practical and bureaucratic obstacles to moving their entire island village to higher ground. Farther south, inland hunters and fishermen set out to grow more of their... (read more)

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