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Sudden spring : stories of adaptation in a climate-changed South

Author: Rick Van Noy
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2020] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
The results of climate change make the headlines almost daily. All across America and the globe, communities have to adapt to rising sea levels, intensified storms, and warmer temperatures. One way or another, climate change will be a proving ground. We will either sink, in cases where the land is subsiding, or swim, finding ways to address these challenges. While temperatures and seas are rising slowly, we have  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Van Noy
ISBN: 0820358177 9780820358178
OCLC Number: 1143631032
Notes: Originally published in hardcover edition in 2019.
Description: 224 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Tombstones by the sea : our climate change commitment --
Our best defense : shelling the naval base, Virginia --
The proximity of far away : climate change comes to the alligator, North Carolina --
Fish out of water : high tide in the Lowcountry, South Carolina --
Ebb-tide optimism : ghosts of the Golden Isles, Georgia --
The octopus in the basement : surreal matters in the Sunshine State, Florida --
Springing back : resiliency on the Gulf Coast, Louisiana and Texas --
Take in the waters : on the birthplace of rivers, West Virginia --
More ghosts on the coasts, and the last place to go.
Responsibility: Rick Van Noy.


By highlighting stories of people and places adapting to the impacts of a warmer climate, Rick Van Noy shows us what communities in the American South are doing to become more climate resilient and  Read more...


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