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The end of the long summer

Dianne Dumanoski

The end of the long summer

why we must remake our civilization to survive on a volatile Earth

by Dianne Dumanoski

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

A noted environmental journalist discusses the possible ecological consequences beyond global warming resulting from modern human activity and describes the possibility of massive instability and climate swings, including a possible return to ice ages of the past.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-292) and index.

StatementDianne Dumanoski
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC903 .D86 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24379896M
ISBN 10030739607X
ISBN 109780307396075
LC Control Number2009281272
OCLC/WorldCa264044486


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