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Global warming : are we entering the greenhouse century?

Author: Stephen Henry Schneider
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The "world's leading expert" offers a prophetic look at a year in the greenhouse century when California smothers under smog, the low level of water in the Great Lakes and Mississippi River threaten commerce and New York City suffers heat waves so intense the hospitals are filled with victims.
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Schneider, Stephen Henry.
Global warming.
San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1989
(OCoLC)597996443
Online version:
Schneider, Stephen Henry.
Global warming.
San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1989
(OCoLC)609597453
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Henry Schneider
ISBN: 0871566931 9780871566935
OCLC Number: 19395203
Description: xiv, 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Some thoughts on the greenhouse century --
Shadows of the climate future --
The greenhouse effect --
Fire or ice? --
The case for climate stability --
Climate prediction --
Assessing the impact --
Mediarology --
Coping with the greenhouse century.
Responsibility: Stephen H. Schneider.

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In this comprehensive and solidly researched examination of the greenhouse effect, the nation's leading climatologist shows why the climate is changing, the potential consequences of unrestricted use  Read more...

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