Weather of the future : heat waves, extreme storms, and other scenes from a climate-changed planet (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Weather of the future : heat waves, extreme storms, and other scenes from a climate-changed planet

Author: Heidi Cullen
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins : Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Heat waves, extreme storms, and other scenes from a climate-changed planetView all editions and formats
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From one of America's foremost experts on weather and climate change and a senior research scientist with Climate Central, comes this work, a book that predicts what different parts of the world will look like in the year 2050 if current levels of carbon emissions are maintained.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heidi Cullen
ISBN: 0061726885 9780061726880
OCLC Number: 1234479363
Description: xviii, 329 p. : ill., maps ; c 24 cm.
Contents: Your weather is your climate. Climate and weather together ; Seeing climate change in our past ; The science of prediction ; Extreme weather autopsies and the forty-year forecast --
The weather of the future. The Sahel, Africa ; The Great Barrier Reef, Australia ; Central Valley, California ; The Arctic, part one : Inuit Nunaat, Canada ; The Arctic, part two : Greenland ; Dhaka, Bangladesh ; New York, New York --
The trillionth ton --
Appendix 1. United States climate change almanac --
Appendix 2. New York statistics --
Appendix 3. The world's most vulnerable places.
Responsibility: by Heidi Cullen.

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From one of America's foremost experts on weather and climate change and a senior research scientist with Climate Central, comes this work, a book that predicts what different parts of the world will look like in the year 2050 if current levels of carbon emissions are maintained.

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