The Global Warming Desk Reference

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Contents
Preface: Diary of a Warm Wintervii
Introductionxiii
1 A Sketch of the Problem 1
2 The General Consensus on Global Warming 33
3 Warmer Is Better; Richer Is Healthier: Global-warming Skeptics 83
4 Icemelt: Glacial, Arctic, and Antarctic 123
5 Warming Seas 153
6 Flora and Fauna 183
7 Human Health 209
8 A Fact of Daily Life: Global Warming and Indigenous Peoples 221
9 Greenhouse Gases and the Weather: Now, and in the Year 2100 231
10 Possible Solutions 251
Postscript275
Bibliography281
Index345

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