Climates of hunger : mankind and the world's changing weather / Reid A. Bryson and Thomas J. Murray.

"In recent years, world climate changes have drawn more attention than at any other time in history. What we once called "crazy weather," just a few years ago, is now beginning to be seen as a part of a logical and, in part, predictable pattern, an awesome natural force that we must d...

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Main Authors: Bryson, Reid A. (Author), Murray, Thomas J., 1943- (Author)
Format: Electronic
Published: Madison ; London : University of Wisconsin Press, 1977.
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue
  • Two Tales of Famine. A Drought in Ancient Greece ; The Case of the Missing Farmers ; Weather of Indian Times
  • Our Climates Since A.D. 900. One Thousand Years in Iceland ; The Flow of Wine, Water, and Ice ; The Past 1,000 Years: Europe, the North Atlantic, the United States
  • The Monsoons Fail. Death in the Sahel ; A Manmade Desert ; The Enduring Problem
  • A Perspective on Climate Change. In the Beginning ; How Climate Changes ; Pollutants in the Air ; The Lessons of Climatic History.