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

Author: Peter D Ward
Publisher: [Sydney] : Read How You Want/Accessible, 2010.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : English : EasyRead large print edView all editions and formats
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Readhowyouwant 16 point large print. Sea level rise will be an unavoidable part of our future, no matter what we do. Even if we stopped all carbon dioxide emissions today, the seas will rise three feet by 2050 and nine feet by 2100. This- not drought, species extinction, or excessive heat waves - will be the most dramatic effect of global warming.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Ward
ISBN: 9781458722393 1458722392
OCLC Number: 885224299
Notes: ISBN (9780465009497) on t.p. verso is for Basic Books ed.
Originally published: New York, NY : Basic Books, ©2010.
Set in 16 pt. Verdana.
Description: xviii, 423 pages (large print) : maps ; 26 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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Readhowyouwant 16 point large print. Sea level rise will be an unavoidable part of our future, no matter what we do. Even if we stopped all carbon dioxide emissions today, the seas will rise three feet by 2050 and nine feet by 2100. This- not drought, species extinction, or excessive heat waves - will be the most dramatic effect of global warming.

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