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Main Title The change in the weather : people, weather, and the science of climate /
Author Stevens, William K.
Publisher Delacorte Press,
Year Published 1999
OCLC Number 41880339
ISBN 0385320124; 9780385320122
Subjects Climatic changes. ; Weather. ; Human beings--Effect of climate on. ; Klimaänderung
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ELCM  QC981.8.C5S75 1999 NVFEL Library/Ann Arbor, MI 06/02/2000
Collation xxiii, 357 pages ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Origins -- Children of the atmosphere -- The turbulent holocene -- A world full of spirits -- The first meteorological revolution -- The second meteorological revolution -- A primer on weather and climate -- The greenhouse experiment -- Is the world warming? -- Signs and consequences of a warmer world -- Is the weather becoming more extreme? -- Cloudy crystal balls -- The greenhouse fingerprint -- The contrarians -- Rising seas -- The future impact of climate change -- The political response -- Horizons. Examines the science of climatic change, looking at the work of scientists around the world who are trying to determine whether the Earth has entered a new era of climate in which the extreme will become normal.