Field Notes From A Catastrophe

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1596911301
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Explores the issue of global warming from every angle, incorporating interviews with researchers and environmentalists, explaining the science and the studies, and presenting the personal tales of those who are being affected most.

Fierce Climate Sacred Ground

Author: Elizabeth Marino
Publisher: University of Alaska Press
ISBN: 1602232660
Size: 27.50 MB
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In "Fierce Climate, Sacred Ground," Marino brings Shishmaref into focus as a place where people in a close-knit, determined community deal with the challenges facing them and considers what s at stake in confronting climate change."

Field Notes From A Catastrophe

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620409887
Size: 29.29 MB
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"First published in hardcover by Bloomsbury USA in 2006 ... updated with new material in 2015"--Title page verso.

Nexus Analysis

Author: Ronald Scollon
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415320627
Size: 35.94 MB
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Introduces a new theory and a guide to its application. Nexus analysis allows participants in social action to explore its key elements and trace their historical trajectories towards actions, to anticipate the actions' outcomes.


Author: Edward Struzik
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610918185
Size: 29.59 MB
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Fires are burning bigger, hotter, faster, and more often. In Firestorm, journalist Edward Struzik confronts this new reality, offering a deftly woven tale of science, economics, politics, and human determination.

Environment Forced Migration And Social Vulnerability

Author: Tamer Afifi
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642124167
Size: 54.30 MB
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This book is one of the outputs of the conference on ‘Environmental Change, Forced Migration, and Social Vulnerability’ (EFMSV) held in Bonn in October 2008. Migration is one of the oldest adaptation measures of humanity.

The Rough Guide To Climate Change

Author: Robert Henson
Publisher: Rough Guides Limited
Size: 65.42 MB
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The short, cleverly titled chapters walk readers through climate history, global-
warming science, political and technological options and individual action. ...
Elizabeth Kolbert, Field Notes from a Catastrophe (2006). ... The influence of
Rachel Carson's classic Silent Spring (which helped kick start US environmen-
talism) is evident in Kolbert's dry, crisp prose and her one-step-back perspective
on how climate change is already affecting places like Shishmaref, Alaska, and
how it's altered ...

Historical Perspectives On Climate Change

Author: James Rodger Fleming
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195189735
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This intriguing volume provides a thorough examination of the historical roots of global climate change as a field of inquiry, from the Enlightenment to the late twentieth century.