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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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Nature is fragile, environmentalists often tell us. But the lesson of this book is that it is not so. The truth is far more worrying. Nature is strong and packs a serious counterpunch . . . Global warming will very probably unleash unstoppable planetary... (read more)

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Wildlife Responses to Climate Change: North American Case Studies
Wildlife Responses to Climate Change: North American Case Studies
by Stephen H Schneider
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Wildlife Responses to Climate Change is the culmination of a three-year project to research and study the impacts of global climate change on ecosystems and individual wildlife species in North America. In 1997, the National Wildlife Federation provided... (read more)

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The Hot Topic: What We Can Do about Global Warming
The Hot Topic: What We Can Do about Global Warming
by Gabrielle Walker
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Last year, awareness about global warming reached a tipping point. Now one of the most dynamic writers and one of the most respected scientists in the field of climate change offer the first concise guide to both the problems and the solutions. Guiding... (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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PRAISE FOR STORM WORLD   "Mooney chose to walk a minefield in attempting to assess a controversial and quickly evolving field in climate research. He not only succeeded in producing a fair and accurate description of the science, but produced a... (read more)

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The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change
The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change
by Charles P Wohlforth
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Scientists and natives wrestle with our changing climate in the land where it has hit first --and hardest A traditional Eskimo whale-hunting party races to shore near Barrow, Alaska-their comrades trapped on a floe drifting out to sea-as ice that should... (read more)

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Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods
Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods
by Richard B. Primack
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In his meticulous notes on the natural history of Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau records the first open flowers of highbush blueberry on May 11, 1853. If he were to look for the first blueberry flowers in Concord today, mid-May would be too... (read more)

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Local Action: The New Paradigm in Climate Change Policy
Local Action: The New Paradigm in Climate Change Policy
by Tommy Linstroth
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While traditionally framed as a national and international problem, climate change is also an important local issue. For the past fifteen years, while nations have fought over the terms of emissions reductions and the Kyoto Protocol, local governments... (read more)

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The Global Fight for Climate Justice: Anticapitalist Responses to Global Warming and Environmental Destruction
The Global Fight for Climate Justice: Anticapitalist Responses to Global Warming and Environmental Destruction
by Ian Angus
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While corporations continue with business as usual, climate change is rapidly expanding the gap between rich and poor, according to this group of anticapitalists from five continents. Their essays here cover topics from food shortages... (read more)

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The End of the Long Summer: Why We Must Remake Our Civilization to Survive on a Volatile Earth
The End of the Long Summer: Why We Must Remake Our Civilization to Survive on a Volatile Earth
by Dianne Dumanoski
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For the past twelve thousand years, Earth's stable climate has allowed human civilization to flourish. But this long benign summer is an anomaly in the Earth's history and one that is rapidly coming to a close. The radical experiment of our modern... (read more)

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Infinity's Rainbow: The Politics of Energy, Climate and Globalization
Infinity's Rainbow: The Politics of Energy, Climate and Globalization
by Michael P Byron
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Ready for a dramatic lifestyle change? This book outlines the dire climatological and economic effects that are sure to ensue if mankind continues to pollute and to deplete the earth's bounteous resources at an accelerating pace. The author presents... (read more)

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The Discovery of Global Warming (New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine)
The Discovery of Global Warming (New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine)
by Spencer R Weart
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-221) and index.... (read more)

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Climate Change in Africa
Climate Change in Africa
by Camilla Toulmin
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This book outlines current thinking and evidence on climate change and the impacts such change will have on Africa. Global warming above the level of two degrees Celsius would be enormously damaging for poorer parts of the world, leading to crises... (read more)

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The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from a Climate-Changed Planet
The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from a Climate-Changed Planet
by Heidi Cullen
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From Heidi Cullen, one of Americas foremost experts on weather and climate change and a senior research scientist with Climate Central, comes The Weather of the Future, a fascinating and provocative book that predicts what different parts of the world... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change
Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change
by S George Philander
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2008 Best Reference, Library JournalThe impact of global warming is rapidly evolving. This valuable resource provides an excellent historical overview and framework of this topic and serves as a general resource for geography, oceanography, biology... (read more)

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Climate of Extremes: Global Warming Science They Don't Want You to Know
Climate of Extremes: Global Warming Science They Don't Want You to Know
by Patrick J Michaels
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Is the weather truly getting worse? When it comes to global warming, dire predictions seem to be all we see or hear. Climatologists Patrick Michaels and Robert Balling Jr. explain why the news and information we receive about global warming have become... (read more)

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Waking the Frog: Solutions for Our Climate Change Paralysis
Waking the Frog: Solutions for Our Climate Change Paralysis
by Tom Rand
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Venture capitalist, entrepreneur, engineer, and philosopher Tom Rand explains why climate disruption might just be our very own pot of hot water. Are we the frog paralyzed in our inaction? In a highly readable account, Rand looks to contemporary... (read more)

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How the West Was Warmed: Responding to Climate Change in the Rockies
How the West Was Warmed: Responding to Climate Change in the Rockies
by Beth Conover
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“There is no single menu theme here, but plenty of food for thought. Sample it. Chew on it. Share it with friends. Enjoy.”—From the foreword by Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper Melting glaciers. Pine beetle infestation. Drought. Carbon... (read more)

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A Newer World: Politics, Money, Technology, and What's Really Being Done to Solve the Climate Crisis
A Newer World: Politics, Money, Technology, and What's Really Being Done to Solve the Climate Crisis
by William F Hewitt
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Here is a story that has not previously been adequately told: the story of the developments, trends, and visionary people that are, in many ways, mitigating the climate crisis and turning sustainable development into reality, not just a grand concept. In... (read more)

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Carbon Abatement Costs and Climate Change Finance
Carbon Abatement Costs and Climate Change Finance
by William R Cline
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Envoys at the recent United Nations meeting in Cancun, Mexico, agreed to a climate-protection package, which included a fund that would manage a significant share of the $100 billion pledged in 2009 by developed countries for poorer nations. The money... (read more)

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Facing the Change: Personal Encounters with Global Warming
Facing the Change: Personal Encounters with Global Warming
by Steven Pavlos Holmes
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"Amidst the current deluge of statistics about global warming, this book provides a refreshing look at how individuals are affected. This is a beautiful book to keep near, open at random, and share the words of gifted writers as they prepare for the... (read more)

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