Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth

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Harper & Row, Jan 1, 1989 - Science - 242 pages
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A description of how climate science has evolved and how man's intervention in the environment is affecting climate. Levenson (a producer of the NOVA television series) examines discoveries which have contributed to our understanding of climate, and discusses such issues as acid rain, the greenhouse effect, deforestation, and nuclear winter.

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Contents

ICE TIME
3
ELECTRONIC WINDS
95
THE CONTAGIOUS DESERT
151
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About the author (1989)

THOMAS LEVENSON is a professor of science writing at MIT and the author of three previous books: "Einstein in Berlin, Measure for Measure, "and "Ice Time. "He is also the producer of ten documentaries for which he has won numerous awards.

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