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Change in the Weather

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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 05 Apr 2006
Eden investigates further the extremes of weather we experience and the dire consequences for farmers, builders and above all insurance companies who live by a calculation of actuarial risk.  Many of us have become disconnected from our climate, writes Eden. However bizarre weather events may seem at the time, there is usually a precedent for them, and there is always a scientific explanation. Only by reconnecting in this way can we have proper historical and scientific contexts in which to place the sequence of interesting and unusual meteorological phenomena we will experience in coming years.

 
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780826480293
ISBN-10: 0826480292
Pagini: 256
Dimensiuni: 138 x 216 x 216 mm
Greutate: 0.29 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Continuum
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

Caracteristici

Eden writes the weather column every week and has a huge following and post bag.

Cuprins

Weather and climate- what the differenceThe scientists take overMonitoring the weatherFrom guess work to super computersFixing the weather/Making rain and killing hailDeliberate modification of the climate?Future imperfect

Recenzii

"[Eden] takes a rather unusual tack in what is generally the day-to-day existence of weather people, and that is to take into consideration what we have experienced in the past to try to come to an understanding of what we are experiencing now and in the future."
A sequel to Philip Eden's hugely successful book The Daily Telegraph Book of the Weather.
'Thought-provoking views and a passion for his subject make Philip Eden's writing a compulsive read.' John Kettley
'Informative, entertaining and authoritative- excellent in every way.' Patrick Moore
Article by Philip Eden and mention of book.
Recommended in Books of the Month.