Usable Thoughts: Climate, Water and Weather in the Twenty-first Century

Usable Thoughts: Climate, Water and Weather in the Twenty-first Century

by Michael H. Glantz, Qian Ye
     
 

Short quotations often are used to stimulate thought and evoke discussion. The intention of this book is no less ambitious. Drawing upon a series of quotations taken from the World Meteorological Organization-sponsored publication, Climate: Into the 21st Century, the authors encourage thought and discussion on the earth's climate system, including its

Overview

Short quotations often are used to stimulate thought and evoke discussion. The intention of this book is no less ambitious. Drawing upon a series of quotations taken from the World Meteorological Organization-sponsored publication, Climate: Into the 21st Century, the authors encourage thought and discussion on the earth's climate system, including its interrelation to human society and the environment, the impact of climate variability, and climate extremes and change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789280811865
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
01/21/2010
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Michael H. Glantz is director of the Consortium for Capacity Building (CCB) at the University of Colorado.

Qian Ye is research scientist at CCB and research associate at Beijing Normal University, China.

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