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A Farewell to Ice : a Report from the Arctic.

Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A sobering but important and enlightening book, A Farewell to Ice moves smoothly through explanations ice's role on our planet, its history, and the current global crisis that is climate change, finally offering tangible efforts readers can make as citizens, which are particularly relevant in the face of reluctant government powers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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A Farewell to Ice : A Report from the Arctic.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780190691165 0190691166
OCLC Number: 1005007553
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-Title; A Farewell to Ice; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Plates; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Foreword; 1 Introduction: A Blue Arctic; 2 Ice, the Magic Crystal; 3 A Brief History of Ice on Planet Earth; 4 The Modern Cycle of Ice Ages; 5 The Greenhouse Effect; 6 Sea Ice Meltback Begins; 7 The Future of Arctic Sea Ice --
The Death Spiral; 8 The Accelerating Effects of Arctic Feedbacks; 9 Arctic Methane, a Catastrophe in the Making; 10 Strange Weather; 11 The Secret Life of Chimneys; 12 What's Happening to the Antarctic?; 13 The State of the Planet; 14 A Call to Arms.

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A sobering but important and enlightening book, A Farewell to Ice moves smoothly through explanations ice's role on our planet, its history, and the current global crisis that is climate change, finally offering tangible efforts readers can make as citizens, which are particularly relevant in the face of reluctant government powers.

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