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Main Title Is the temperature rising? : the uncertain science of global warming /
Author Philander, S. George,
Publisher Princeton University Press,
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 37567369
ISBN 0691057753; 9780691057750; 0691050341; 9780691050348
Subjects Global warming ; Environmental sciences--Philosophy ; Human ecology ; Anthropogene Klima√Īderung ; Beweis ; Human√®okologie ; Naturwissenschaften
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ESAM  QC981.8.G56P48 1998 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 09/12/1998
Collation xv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-258) and index.
Contents Notes
Between the idea and the reality -- Is our planet fragile or robust? -- Light and air -- Why the peak of a mountain is cold -- Capricious clouds -- The climate tapestry -- Weather, the music of our sphere -- The ocean in motion -- El Nino, La Nina, and the Southern Oscillation -- The paradox of the faint sun but warm earth -- Why summer is warmer than winter -- The ozone hole -- Global warming -- Appendixes. In explaining why there is no consensus on whether global warming is real or a myth based on misleading data, Philander "guides the nonscientific reader through new ideas about the remarkable and intricate factors that determine the world's climate."--Jacket.