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The end of the long summer : why we must remake our civilization to survive on a volatile earth / Dianne Dumanoski
Bib ID 4692207
Format BookBook
Author
Dumanoski, Dianne
 
Edition 1st ed. 
Description New York : Crown Publishers, c2009 
311 p. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 9780307396075
030739607X
Summary

A noted environmental journalist discusses the possible ecological consequences beyond global warming resulting from modern human activity and describes the possibility of massive instability and climate swings, including a possible return to ice ages of the past.

Full contents
  • The future head-on
  • The planetary era
  • Lessons from the ozone hole
  • The return of nature
  • A stormworthy lineage
  • Playing Prospero : the temptations of technofix
  • On vulnerability and survivability
  • A new map for the planetary era
  • Honest hope.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-292) and index.

Subjects Climatic changes.

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