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Author Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956-
Title The weather makers : how man is changing the climate and what it means for life on Earth / Tim Flannery.
Publication Info. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2005.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 3  363.7 F    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st American ed.
Description xv, 357 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Note "Originally published in 2005 by Text Publishing Company, Melbourne, Australia"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [320]-343) and index.
Contents The slow awakening -- 1: Gaia's tools -- Gaia -- The great aerial ocean -- The gaseous greenhouse -- The sages and the onion skin -- Time's gateways -- Born in the deep freeze -- Making the long summer -- Digging up the dead -- 2: One in ten thousand -- The unraveling world -- Peril at the poles -- The great stumpy reef? -- A warning from the golden toad -- Liquid gold: changes in rainfall -- An energetic onion skin -- Playing at Canute -- 3: The science of prediction -- Model worlds -- The commitment and approaching extreme danger -- Leveling the mountains -- How can they keep on moving? -- Boiling the abyss -- The pack of jokers -- Civilization: out with a whimper? -- 4: People in greenhouses -- A close-run thing -- The road to Kyoto -- Cost, cost, cost -- People in greenhouses shouldn't tell lies -- Engineering solutions? -- Last steps on the stairway to heaven? -- 5: The solution -- Bright as sunlight, light as wind -- Nuclear Lazarus? -- Of hybrids, minicats, and contrails -- The last act of God? -- The carbon dictatorship? -- Time's up -- Over to you.
Subject Climatic changes.
Global warming.
Global temperature changes.
Global environmental change.
Added Title How man is changing the climate and what it means for life on Earth
ISBN 0871139359
Standard No. 9780871139351