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Author Cullen, Heidi
Title The weather of the future : heat waves, extreme storms, and other scenes from a climate-changed planet / Heidi Cullen
Publisher New York : Harper, c2010
 Louisville Adult Nonfiction  551.63/CUL    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed
Descript xviii, 329 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
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
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
Subject Climatic changes -- Forecasting
Global environmental change -- Forecasting
Global warming -- Forecasting
Weather forecasting
ISBN 9780061726880 (hbk.)
0061726885 (hbk.)

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