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Feeling the heat : dispatches from the frontlines of climate change

Author: Jim Motavalli; Sally Deneen
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book consists of chapter-length visits to world "hot" spots, where people are already coping with the consequences of climactic disruption. It reveals the process of climate change to be  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Motavalli; Sally Deneen
ISBN: 0415946557 9780415946551 0415946565 9780415946568
OCLC Number: 53002544
Description: xii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: China : the cost of coal / Mark Hertsgaard --
Europe : planning ahead / Colin Woodard --
Greater New York : urban anxiety / Jim Motavalli --
Antigua and Barbuda : islands under siege / Dick Russell --
Asia : clouds got in the way / Jim Motavalli --
Witness to a warming world / Gary Braasch --
Alaska and the western Arctic : the ice retreats / Kieran Mulvaney --
The California coast : marine migrations and the collapsing food chain / Orna Izakson --
Australia, Florida and Fiji : reefs at risk / David Helvarg --
Pacific Northwest : the incredible shrinking glaciers / Sally Deneen --
Antarctica : the ice is moving / David Helvarg.
Other Titles: E (Norwalk, Conn.)
Responsibility: from the editors of E/the environmental magazine ; edited by Jim Motavalli ; with contributions from Sally Deneen [and others].
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