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Main Title The ravaging tide : strange weather, future Katrinas, and the coming death of America's coastal cities /
Author Tidwell, Mike.
Publisher Free Press,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 70673272
ISBN 074329470X; 9780743294706; 9780743294713; 0743294718; 1416560246; 9781416560241
Subjects Climatic changes--Forecasting. ; Weather forecasting--United States. ; Climatic changes--United States. ; Climatic changes--Social aspects. ; Global environmental change. ; Climate and civilization--United States. ; Human beings--Effect of environment on--United States.
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ELBM  QC981.8.C5T53 2006 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/04/2013
Collation x, 196 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-188) and index.
Contents Notes
The real reason Katrina happened -- Ignoring the warning signs in Louisiana -- Why do societies commit suicide? -- Global warming: same mistakes, bigger stage -- Sea-level rise: exporting New Orleans to the world -- Killer hurricanes: exporting Katrina to the world -- No more Katrinas, no more warming, no more waiting -- The clean energy revolution -- Climate cover-up at the White House -- A way out of this mess: Kyoto and beyond -- The bottom-up solution: a grassroots rebellion -- Take action on global warming. Predicts a rise in ocean levels throughout the next few decades and more catastrophic weather patterns that are threatening some of the nation's largest cities, identifying the consequences of the past century's consumption of fossil fuels.