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The weather of the future [electronic resource] : heat waves, extreme storms, and other scenes from a climate-changed planet / Heidi Cullen.

Cullen, Heidi. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780061992421 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 0061992429 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 329 p.) : ill., maps.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2010.

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General Note: Description based on print version record.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Climate and weather together -- Seeing climate change in our past -- The science of prediction -- Extreme weather autopsies and the forty-year forecast -- 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 -- Epilogue : The trillionth ton -- Appendix 1. United States climate change almanac -- Appendix 2. New York statistics -- Appendix 3. The world's most vulnerable places.
Summary, etc.: 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.--[source unknown]
Subject: Weather forecasting.
Climatic changes > Forecasting.
Global environmental change > Forecasting.
Global warming > Forecasting.
Genre: Electronic books.

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