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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A Must-Read for every adult incl. AGW Proponents

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This book was not the easiest nor hardest book to read. There was some technical jargon that I found could have been better explained. The information was priceless but the writing could've been better. Read full review

The weather makers: how man is changing the climate and what it means for life on Earth

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A self-described skeptic of global warming, Flannery (The Eternal Frontier) took several years to research the issue himself. The result is this sobering look at climate change and our planet's future ... Read full review

Contents

The Great Aerial Ocean
19
The Gaseous Greenhouse
27
FIVE
45
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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 www.theweathermakers.org .

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