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The ravaging tide : strange weather, future Katrinas, and the coming death of America's coastal cities

Author: Mike Tidwell
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Predicts a rise in ocean levels throughout the next few decades and more catastrophic weather patterns that are threatening some of the nation's largest cities, identifying the consequences of the past century's consumption of fossil fuels.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Tidwell
ISBN: 074329470X 9780743294706 9780743294713 0743294718 1416560246 9781416560241
OCLC Number: 70673272
Description: x, 196 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The real reason Katrina happened --
Ignoring the warning signs in Louisiana --
Why do societies commit suicide? --
Global warming: same mistakes, bigger stage --
Sea-level rise: exporting New Orleans to the world --
Killer hurricanes: exporting Katrina to the world --
No more Katrinas, no more warming, no more waiting --
The clean energy revolution --
Climate cover-up at the White House --
A way out of this mess: Kyoto and beyond --
The bottom-up solution: a grassroots rebellion --
Take action on global warming.
Responsibility: Mike Tidwell.
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A prophetic journalist predicts that because of global warming, ocean levels will rise by three feet in the coming decades, and hurricanes will grow more powerful, endangering coastal populations not  Read more...

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