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Storm world : hurricanes, politics, and the battle over global warming

著者: Chris Mooney
出版商: Orlando : Harcourt, ©2007.
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One of the leading science journalists and commentators working today, Chris Mooney delves into a red-hot debate in meteorology: whether the increasing ferocity of hurricanes is connected to global warming. In the wake of Katrina, Mooney follows the careers of leading scientists on either side of the argument through the 2006 hurricane season, tracing how the media, special interests, politics, and the weather  再读一些...
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ISBN: 9780151012879 0151012873
OCLC号码: 85822695
描述: 392 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
内容: Prologue: 6229 Memphis Street --
Introduction: "The Party Line" --
Part I: Warming and Storming --
1. Chimneys and Whirlpools --
2. Of Heat Engines --
3. and Computer Models --
4. "Lay That Matrix Down" --
5. From Hypercanes to Hurricane Andrew --
Part II: Boiling Over --
Interlude: Among the Forecasters --
6. The Luck of Florida --
7. Frictional Divergence --
8. Meet the Press --
9. "The #$%^ & Hit the Fan" --
10. Resistance --
11. "Consensus" --
Part III: Storm World --
12. Preseason Warm-Ups --
13. Where Are the Storms? --
14. Hurricane Climatology --
Conclusion: Home Again --
Acknowledgments --
Appendix I: The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale; Note on Units of Measurement --
Appendix II: Cyclone Typology --
Appendix III: Early Hurricane-Climate Speculations --
Appendix IV: Consensus Statements by Participants in World Meteorological Organization's 6th International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones, San Jose, Costa Rica, November 2006 --
Bibliography and Recommended Reading --
List of Interviews.
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Deals with global meteorology and weather forecasting: whether the increasing ferocity and frequency of hurricanes are connected to global warming. This title traces how government, the media, big  再读一些...

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