Includes bibliographical references and index. The big picture -- We're not in Kansas anymore -- Will this overheated frog move? -- Pop! goes the climate -- Drought's slippery slope -- Why deserts expand -- From creeps to leaps -- What makes a cycle vicious? -- That pale blue sky -- Slip locally, crash globally -- Come hell and high water -- Methane is the double threat -- Sudden shifts in climate -- A sea of CO2 -- The extended forecast -- Doing things differently -- Cleaning up our act -- The climate optimist -- Turning around by 2020 -- Arming for a great war -- Get it right on the first try -- Read widely.
- LCC: QC981.8
- Dewey Decimal: 363.738/74
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: 337 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
- Edition Info: (cloth : alk. paper)
- Nonfiction -- Government -- Public Policy
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Political Science -- Public Policy
- Science -- Chemistry
- Science -- Earth Sciences -- Environmental Science
- Science -- Earth Sciences -- Meteorology
- Science -- Earth Sciences -- Rivers
- Science -- Earth Sciences -- Climatology -- Climate Changes
- Outdoors & Nature -- Environment -- Weather
- Professional & Technical -- Professional Science -- Earth Sciences -- Environmental Science
- Climatic changes
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