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Author Broecker, Wallace S., 1931-2019

Title Fixing climate : what past climate changes reveal about the current threat--and how to counter it / Wallace S. Broecker and Robert Kunzig.

Publication Info. New York : Hill and Wang, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  551.6 BRO    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  551.6 BROECKER    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  551.6 B78    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xvi, 253 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-240) and index.
Contents Preface : Taming the beast -- 1. Pyramid Lake -- 2. Finding science -- 3. Ice ages and the Serb theory -- 4. Proving Milankovic, doubting Milankovic -- 5. Carbon dioxide and the keeling curve -- 6. Where the carbon goes -- 7. A conveyor belt in the ocean -- 8. Conveyor jams, climate lurches -- 9. Why worry? -- 10. Ice melts, sea level rises -- 11. Megadroughts of the past -- 12. The drying of the future -- 13. Green is not enough -- 14. Scrubbing the air -- 15. Disposing of carbon -- 16. Fixing climate -- Selected references -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Summary An unconventional study of the issue of global warming focuses on the root cause of the problem--the influx of carbon dioxide into Earth's atmosphere--and argues that only the development of new technologies can reduce carbon dioxide output.
Subject Climatic changes -- History.
Global warming.
Added Author Kunzig, Robert.
ISBN 9780809045013 hardcover alkaline paper
080904501X hardcover alkaline paper
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