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Living on the real world : how thinking and acting like meteorologists will help save the planet

Author: William H Hooke
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : American Meteorological Society, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As is often noted, 'everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it.' Not Bill Hooke! His thoughtful analysis of actions that we need to take to reduce the impacts of extreme weather is a must-read for everyone with an interest in the weather and climate."--Franklin W. Nutter, president, Reinsurance Association of America.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William H Hooke
ISBN: 9781935704560 1935704567
OCLC Number: 862092629
Description: xx, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Living on the (physical) real world --
Living on the real world (social reality) --
A persistence forecast for the 21st century --
A basis of facts --
Policy --
Opportunities for improving policy --
Hazards policy innovation --
Taking policies from abstraction to action --
Social networking --
Leadership --
Reanalysis and an updated forecast.
Other Titles: How thinking and acting like meteorologists will help save the planet
Responsibility: William H. Hooke.

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Explains why we should be approaching environmental issues collaboratively, each taking on a challenging aspect and finding solutions to small parts of the larger problem. This title outlines crises  Read more...

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