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The Resource This is the way the world ends : how droughts and die-offs, heat waves and hurricanes are converging on America, Jeff Nesbit

This is the way the world ends : how droughts and die-offs, heat waves and hurricanes are converging on America, Jeff Nesbit

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This is the way the world ends : how droughts and die-offs, heat waves and hurricanes are converging on America
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This is the way the world ends
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how droughts and die-offs, heat waves and hurricanes are converging on America
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Jeff Nesbit
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eng
Summary
The world itself won't end, of course. Only ours will: our livelihoods, our homes, our cultures. And we're squarely at the tipping point. Longer droughts in the Middle East. Growing desertification in China and Africa. The monsoon season shrinking in India. Amped-up heat waves in Australia. More intense hurricanes reaching America. Water wars in the Horn of Africa. Rebellions, refugees and starving children across the globe. These are not disconnected events. These are the pieces of a larger puzzle that environmental expert Jeff Nesbit puts together. Unless we start addressing the causes of climate change and stop simply navigating its effects, we will be facing a series of unstoppable catastrophes by the time our preschoolers graduate from college. Our world is in trouble--right now. This Is the Way the World Ends tells the real stories of the substantial impacts to Earth's systems unfolding across each continent. The bad news? Within two decades or so, our carbon budget will reach a point of no return. But there's good news. Like every significant challenge we've faced-from creating civilization in the shadow of the last ice age to the Industrial Revolution-we can get out of this box canyon by understanding the realities and changing the worn-out climate conversation to one that's relevant to every person. Nesbit provides a clear blueprint for real-time, workable solutions we can tackle together.--
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10729373
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Nesbit, Jeffrey Asher
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363.7
Index
index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Global environmental change
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental policy
  • Global environmental change
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adult
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how droughts and die-offs, heat waves and hurricanes are converging on America
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This is the way the world ends : how droughts and die-offs, heat waves and hurricanes are converging on America, Jeff Nesbit
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-306) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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on1041201968
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 316 pages
Isbn
9781250160461
Lccn
2018011503
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)1041201968
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This is the way the world ends : how droughts and die-offs, heat waves and hurricanes are converging on America, Jeff Nesbit
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-306) 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
Control code
on1041201968
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 316 pages
Isbn
9781250160461
Lccn
2018011503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1041201968

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