Archer, D: Long Thaw

How Humans Are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth's Climate

David Archer

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If you think that global warming means slightly hotter weather and a modest rise in sea levels that will persist only so long as fossil fuels hold out (or until we decide to stop burning them), think again. In The Long Thaw, David Archer, one of the world's leading climatologists, predicts that if we continue to emit carbon dioxide we may eventually cancel the next ice age and raise the oceans by 50 meters. The great ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland may take more than a century to melt, and the overall change in sea level will be one hundred times what is forecast for 2100. By comparing the global warming projection for the next century to natural climate changes of the distant past, and then looking into the future far beyond the usual scientific and political horizon of the year 2100, Archer reveals the hard truths of the long-term climate forecast.

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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 192
Erscheinungsdatum Juli 2010
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-691-14811-3
Verlag University Press Group
Maße (L/B/H) 21.4/14.2/1.4 cm
Gewicht 227 g

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