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Title:
The weather of the future : heat waves, extreme storms, and other scenes from a climate-changed planet
Author:
Cullen, Heidi.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Harper, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xviii, 329 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Summary:
From one of America's foremost experts on weather and climate change and a senior research scientist with Climate Central, comes this work, a book that predicts what different parts of the world will look like in the year 2050 if current levels of carbon emissions are maintained.
Language:
English
Contents:
Your weather is your climate. Climate and weather together ; Seeing climate change in our past ; The science of prediction ; Extreme weather autopsies and the forty-year forecast -- The weather of the future. The Sahel, Africa ; The Great Barrier Reef, Australia ; Central Valley, California ; The Arctic, part one : Inuit Nunaat, Canada ; The Arctic, part two : Greenland ; Dhaka, Bangladesh ; New York, New York -- The trillionth ton -- Appendix 1. United States climate change almanac -- Appendix 2. New York statistics -- Appendix 3. The world's most vulnerable places.
ISBN:
9780061726880
Format :
Book