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Field Notes from a Catastrophe

Man, Nature, and Climate Change

Field Notes from a Catastrophe( )
Author: Kolbert, Elizabeth
Read by: Davis, Hope
ISBN:978-0-7435-5564-7
Publication Date:Mar 2006
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Audio
Imprint:Simon & Schuster Audio
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Americans have been warned since the late 1970s that the buildup of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere threatens to melt the polar ice sheets and irreversibly change our climate. With little done since then to alter this dangerous path, the world has reached a critical threshold. By the end of the century, it will likely be hotter than at any point in the last two million years, and the sweeping consequences of this change will determine the future of life on earth for generations to...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Nature / General
Social Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 5.8 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.346 Pounds
Author Biography
Kolbert, Elizabeth (Author)
Elizabeth Kolbert is a staff writer for The New Yorker. Her series on global warming, The Climate of Man, won the American Association for the Advancement of Science's magazine writing award and a National Academies communications award. She is a two-time National Magazine Award winner. She has written several books including Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change and The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, which won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction.

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