Does the Weather Really Matter?: The Social Implications of Climate Changeby William James Burroughs
Pub. Date: 07/31/2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
BL What has been the real impact of past weather extremes on historic events?BL Is the frequency and impact of weather extremes changing?BL Can we predict how the climate will behave in the future; what will be the consequences of these changes?BL Are greater, less predictable changes just around the corner?This book, written for a broad audience, seeks to answer these questions by providing a balanced and accessible analysis of the current debate on climatic change, and its possible impacts on all aspects of society.50 word blurb for advertisement:This book, written for a broad audience, provides a balanced and accessible analysis of the current debate on climatic change, and its possible past and future impacts on all aspects of human society.15 word blurb for advertisement:This book, written for a broad audience, provides a balanced and accessible analysis of climatic change on human society.
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Table of Contents
Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The historical evidence; 3. Cold winters; 4. Storms, floods and droughts; 5. How much do we know about climatic change?; 6. Models of the climate and the economy; 7. Consequences of forecasting; 8. Conclusions; References; Index.
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