The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth [E–pub/E–book]


The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth

characters The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth characters ✓ The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth 105 Every five living things on this planet committed to extinction by the levels of greenhouse gases that will accumulate in the next few decades we are reaching a global climatic tipping point The Weather Makers is both an urgent warning and a call to arms outlining the history of climate change how it will unfold over the next century and what we can do to prevent a c. Although the last thing most people need is another downer book about how the climate is spiraling out of control towards disaster this book manages to deliver science than opinion and actually offers some reasonable tips on how we can still make a difference if we take the right steps

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characters The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth characters ✓ The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth 105 Sometime this century the day will arrive when the human influence on the climate will overwhelm all other natural factors Over the past decade the world has seen the most powerful El Nio ever recorded the most devastating hurricane in two hundred years the hottest European summer on record and one of the worst storm seasons ever experienced in Florida With one out of. This book should be considered a climate change classic it excellently elaborate the science behind the climate regulating functions of the Earth s atmosphere the delicate balance of it and how human s thirst for growth is threatening to destroy that balance with catastrophic conseuences The book covers many facets of the issue from the science to the politics which makes it a one stop shop for all things climate change Flannery s writing is beautiful and lucid it is infused with a romanticism for all things nature similarly to what one would find in the works of eighteenth century botanists and biologists he uotes a lot of Wallace His prose has a literary uality to it particularly as he ascribed the atmosphere as The Great Aerial Ocean and the life blood of Earth All this makes for a great page turner unexpected for a book packed with so much scientific details Considering that this has been published in 2005 it is pretty ahead in voicing the concerns later adopted by the likes of the IPCC report in 2007 and the Stern review All that delivered in bits and chunks that are digestible to the average reader Some of the details are outright fascinating the many layers of the atmosphere the kinetic uality of its interaction with all living being on earth and the delicate balance at which its climate regulating functions hinges Flannery also managed to deconstruct the cliches surrounding climate change and has brilliantly explained the sources of uncertainty in climate modeling Having said that it does have some clear pitfalls Its ambitious scope makes it difficult for Flannery to cover the aspects outside his strength as a scientist such as the economics and politics of it in great depth In fact towards the end of the book I felt there was a lot of redundancy regarding his take on the global politics of emission reduction efforts and particularly his ideas of a post Kyoto Protocol deal The alarmist tone to the last few chapters can also be off putting Flannery himself conceded to the uncertainty of the science yet he is trapped into heralding various catastrophic projections of 2050 as the world s certain future The book really dragged towards the end because of the author repeatedly stopped in his tracks to remind readers that time is running out and that action needs to be taken Even a believer like me does not respond too well on too much climate crusading Finally a minor but annoying bit has to be the finality with which he starts his last few chapters which really makes it feel like the book was never going to end Chapters titled with Last Steps on the Stairway to Heaven The Last Act of God Time s Up made it seem like I had arrived at the end of the book yet when upon finishing them I was dismayed to find that there were chapters to go through what another chapter But still this book comes recommended to anyone who wants to get a better grasp at the issue Even in the current flood of information on climate change any reader would find the book highly insightful as well as enjoyable Letters to Chloe years the hottest European summer on record and one of the worst storm seasons ever experienced in Florida With one out of. This book should be considered a climate change classic it excellently elaborate the science behind the climate regulating functions of the Earth s atmosphere the delicate balance of it and how human s thirst for growth is threatening to destroy that balance with catastrophic conseuences The book covers many facets of the issue from the science to the politics which makes it a one stop shop for all things climate change Flannery s writing is beautiful and lucid it is infused with a romanticism for all things nature similarly to what one would find in the works of eighteenth century botanists and biologists he uotes a lot of Wallace His prose has a literary uality to it particularly as he ascribed the atmosphere as The Great Aerial Ocean and the life blood of Earth All this makes for a great page turner unexpected for a book packed with so much scientific details Considering that this has been published in 2005 it is pretty ahead in voicing the concerns later adopted by the likes of the IPCC report in 2007 and the Stern review All that delivered in bits and chunks that are digestible to the average reader Some of the details are outright fascinating the many layers of the atmosphere the kinetic uality of its interaction with all living being on earth and the delicate balance at which its climate regulating functions hinges Flannery also managed to deconstruct the cliches surrounding climate change and has brilliantly explained the sources of uncertainty in climate modeling Having said that it does have some clear pitfalls Its ambitious scope makes it difficult for Flannery to cover the aspects outside his strength as a scientist such as the economics and politics of it in great depth In fact towards the end of the book I felt there was a lot of redundancy regarding his take on the global politics of emission reduction efforts and particularly his ideas of a post Kyoto Protocol deal The alarmist tone to the last few chapters can also be off putting Flannery himself conceded to the uncertainty of the science Ford County yet he is trapped into heralding various catastrophic projections of 2050 as the world s certain future The book really dragged towards the end because of the author repeatedly stopped in his tracks to remind readers that time is running out and that action needs to be taken Even a believer like me does not respond too well on too much climate crusading Finally a minor but annoying bit has to be the finality with which he starts his last few chapters which really makes it feel like the book was never going to end Chapters titled with Last Steps on the Stairway to Heaven The Last Act of God Time s Up made it seem like I had arrived at the end of the book Johannes Cabal the Necromancer yet when upon finishing them I was dismayed to find that there were chapters to go through what another chapter But still this book comes recommended to anyone who wants to get a better grasp at the issue Even in the current flood of information on climate change any reader would find the book highly insightful as well as enjoyable

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characters The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth characters ✓ The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth 105 Ataclysmic future Along with a riveting history of climate change Tim Flannery offers specific suggestions for action for both lawmakers and individuals from investing in renewable power sources like wind solar and geothermal energy to offering an action plan with steps each and every one of us can take right now to reduce deadly CO2 emissions by as much as 70 percent. Excellent book about the hows whys and what ifs of climate change Some of the data is a little outdated at this point but it still provides a solid argument with great supporting evidence The science in this book is accessible to a wide variety of readers including both those new to the concept of climate change and those who are well versed in the topic

  • Hardcover
  • 357
  • The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth
  • Tim Flannery
  • English
  • 27 March 2020
  • 9780871139351

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    characters The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth Tim Flannery ✓ 5 Free read Summary ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Tim Flannery A very compelling and in depth narration about the climate crisis that we are currently facing Even though it is uite outdated He wrote this in 2004 and anyone reading it today who follows climate science closely would possess much greater knowledge on the topic A ton of discoveries and revelations have been made since t

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    The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth [E–pub/E–book] This book should be considered a climate change classic it excellently elaborate the science behind the climate regulating functions of the Earth's atmosphere the delicate balance of it and how human's thirst for growth is threatening to destroy that balance with catastrophic conseuences The book covers many facets of the issue from the sci

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    The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth [E–pub/E–book] Summary ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Tim Flannery characters The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth Heatwaves hurricanes flooding drought extinction No one can accuse Tim Flannery of understating the effects of global warming And there's no doubting his passion for the subject Once sceptical about climate change he's now a fully paid up member of the global warming warning brigade His chapter headings alone Peril at the Poles The

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    characters The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth Summary ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Tim Flannery Tim Flannery ✓ 5 Free read Humanity is at or has already passed an historical crossroads By the end of the 21st century possibly by the middle of it enormous changes in the earth's climate and ecosystems will have precipitated eually momentous changes in human society our economic systems and in civilization itselfMy personal list of writers who have made si

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    The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth [E–pub/E–book] Although the last thing most people need is another 'downer' book about how the climate is spiraling out of control towards disaster this book manages to deliver science than opinion and actually offers some reasonable tips on how we can still make a difference if we take the right steps

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    The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth [E–pub/E–book] This book is excellent and terrifying Tim Flannery is a working Australian scientist mammologist paleontologist not a journalist who lays out the history and science of climate change likely scenarios for the future the politics of climate change both good and bad and at the very end provides a manifesto for ways to reduce our carbon output individually The species he studies have been deeply impacted by climate changes to date which mea

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    The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth [E–pub/E–book] If like most people you have been drifting along vaguely aware that there might be something called global warming and that it might have some not so good conseuences but you haven't really taken the time to work out how serious it is and whether or not it is something that you could or should do something about then do yourself the rest of us and the animals and plants with which we share the world a favor and read this book It i

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    The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth [E–pub/E–book] Summary ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Tim Flannery characters The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth As someone who studies climate policy in grad school I found The Weather Makers to be by far the most comprehensive book I've read on climate change In a brisk 300 pages Tim Flannery spans the ecology of climate change and its devastating effects on biodiversity its geological context and how this is different than previous ages the atmospheric models that inform our understanding of its impacts the history o

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    The Weather MakersHow Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth [E–pub/E–book] Excellent book about the hows whys and what ifs of climate change Some of the data is a little outdated at this point but it still provides a solid argument with great supporting evidence The science in this book is accessible to a w

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