The Weather Makers

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, Dec 19, 2006 - Climatic changes - 356 pages
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Climate change is real, and it will affect all of us. From desertification to rising ocean levels, from killer storms to wildlife extinction, we're already seeing the effects of human activity on the most sensitive part of the global ecosystem. In this extraordinary book, Tim Flannery not only describes the problem of global warming and climate change, he suggests in detail how the world can act to solve it.

More than just a #1 bestseller across Canada, The Weather Makers is an international publishing phenomenon that has won praise from critics, scientists and world leaders, including British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Australian Prime Minister John Howard. Flannery's clear explanations and practical suggestions bring an issue of monumental scope and importance down to the individual level, making us aware of how everyday activities contribute to climate change and what we can do, personally and collectively, to work against this urgent crisis.

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Review: The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth

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I wanted to find a book to convince me on global warming. This didn't. A lot of the book focuses on depressing environmental state of the world. In my opinion, not all related to global warming. I ... Read full review

Review: The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth

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If you want to learn a lot of the science behind global warming this is your book. It is presented in a very well organized easy to understand format. This is an important book that everyone should ... Read full review

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TIM FLANNERY is a writer, scientist and explorer. He has written many award-winning books, including The Weather Makers , an international bestseller that reached #1 in Canada, and its adaptation for young adult readers, We Are the Weather Makers . He is the National Geographic Society's Australasian representative and a director of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy. In January 2007, he was named Australian of the Year. Visit him online at .

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