The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from a Climate-Changed Planet

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Harper Collins, Aug 24, 2010 - Science - 352 pages
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From Heidi Cullen, one of America’s foremost experts on weather and climate change and a senior research scientist with Climate Central, comes The Weather of the Future, a fascinating and provocative book that predicts what different parts of the world will look like in the year 2050 if current levels of carbon emissions are maintained.

 

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Contents

Climate and Weather together
3
Seeing Climate Change in our Past
12
the Science of Prediction
31
extreme Weather Autopsies and the FortyYear Forecast
50
The Weather of the future
61
the Sahel Africa
63
the Great Barrier Reef Australia
89
Central Valley California
115
Dhaka Bangladesh
197
new York new York
227
The Trillionth Ton
261
United States Climate Change Almanac
273
New York Statistics
297
The Worlds Most Vulnerable Places
299
Notes
303
Acknowledgments
313

Inuit nunaat Canada
149
Greenland
173
Greenland
174
Index
317
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About the author (2010)

Dr. Heidi Cullen is a senior research scientist with Climate Central, a nonprofit climate news and research organization, and a visiting lecturer at Princeton University.

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