Franklin

The weather makers : how man is changing the climate and what it means for life on Earth / Tim Flannery.

Author/Creator:
Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956-
Publication:
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 357 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Edition:
1st American ed.
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Subjects:
Climatic changes.
Global warming.
Contents:
The slow awakening
Gaia
The great aerial ocean
The gaseous greenhouse
The sages and the onion skin
Time's gateways
Born in the deep freeze
Making the long summer
Digging up the dead
The unraveling world
Peril at the poles
2050 : the great stumpy reef?
A warning from the golden toad
Liquid gold: changes in rainfall
An energetic onion skin
Playing at Canute
Model worlds
The commitment and approaching extreme danger
Leveling the mountains
How can they keep on moving?
Boiling the abyss
The pack of jokers
Civilization: out with a whimper?
A close-run thing
The road to Kyoto
Cost, cost, cost
People in greenhouses shouldn't tell lies
Engineering solutions?
Last steps on the stairway to heaven?
Bright as sunlight, light as wind
Nuclear Lazarus?
Of hybrids, minicats, and contrails
The last act of God?
2084 : the carbon dictatorship?
Time's up
Over to you.
Notes:
"Originally published in 2005 by Text Publishing Company, Melbourne, Australia"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [320]-343) and index.
ISBN:
0871139359
OCLC:
61123222
Publisher Number:
9780871139351