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The flooded earth : our future in a world without ice caps

Author: Peter D Ward
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
No matter what efforts we make to halt global warming, sea level rise will be an unavoidable part of our future. In The Flooded Earth, species extinction expert Peter D. Ward describes in intricate detail what our world will look like in 2050, 2100, 2300, and beyond.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Ward
ISBN: 9780465029051 0465029051
OCLC Number: 1014266018
Notes: Originally published in hardcover in 2010.
Description: vii, 261 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Miami beached --
Rising sea --
Rising carbon dioxide --
Flood of humans --
Feeding humanity amid rising sea level --
Greenland, Antarctica, and sea level --
Flooding of coastal countries and cities --
Extinction? --
Stopping catastrophic sea level rise.
Responsibility: Peter D. Ward.

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No matter what efforts we make to halt global warming, sea level rise will be an unavoidable part of our future. In The Flooded Earth, species extinction expert Peter D. Ward describes in intricate detail what our world will look like in 2050, 2100, 2300, and beyond.

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