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The Resource Fixing climate : what past climate changes reveal about the current threat--and how to counter it, Wallace S. Broecker and Robert Kunzig

Fixing climate : what past climate changes reveal about the current threat--and how to counter it, Wallace S. Broecker and Robert Kunzig

Label
Fixing climate : what past climate changes reveal about the current threat--and how to counter it
Title
Fixing climate
Title remainder
what past climate changes reveal about the current threat--and how to counter it
Statement of responsibility
Wallace S. Broecker and Robert Kunzig
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An unconventional study of the issue of global warming focuses on the root cause of the problem--the influx of carbon dioxide into Earth's atmosphere--and argues that only the development of new technologies can reduce carbon dioxide output
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Broecker, Wallace S.
Dewey number
551.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981.8.C5
LC item number
B738 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kunzig, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Global warming
Label
Fixing climate : what past climate changes reveal about the current threat--and how to counter it, Wallace S. Broecker and Robert Kunzig
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-240) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Taming the beast -- Pyramid lake -- Finding science -- Ice ages and the Serb theory -- Proving Milankovic, doubting Milankovic -- Carbon dioxide and the keeling curve -- Where the carbon goes -- A conveyor belt in the ocean -- Conveyor jams, climate lurches -- Why worry? -- Ice melts, sea level rises -- Megadroughts of the past -- The drying of the future -- Green is not enough -- Scrubbing the air -- Disposing of carbon -- Fixing climate
Control code
ocm166390169
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 253 pages
Isbn
9780809045013
Lccn
2008004445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)166390169
  • (Sirsi) a939289
Label
Fixing climate : what past climate changes reveal about the current threat--and how to counter it, Wallace S. Broecker and Robert Kunzig
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-240) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Taming the beast -- Pyramid lake -- Finding science -- Ice ages and the Serb theory -- Proving Milankovic, doubting Milankovic -- Carbon dioxide and the keeling curve -- Where the carbon goes -- A conveyor belt in the ocean -- Conveyor jams, climate lurches -- Why worry? -- Ice melts, sea level rises -- Megadroughts of the past -- The drying of the future -- Green is not enough -- Scrubbing the air -- Disposing of carbon -- Fixing climate
Control code
ocm166390169
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 253 pages
Isbn
9780809045013
Lccn
2008004445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)166390169
  • (Sirsi) a939289

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