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High Tide: How Climate Crisis is Engulfing Our Planet

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  67 ratings  ·  5 reviews
The No Logo of climate change – a book that shows how global warming is not a theory we should still debate, but something that has already happened on a global scale.Climate change is not a concern for the future. It's happening right now. In this book –based on the latest scientific evidence –the author takes us around the world to show the impact of global warming alrea ...more
ebook, 336 pages
Published October 7th 2010 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published June 1st 2004)
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Andy Gibb
Written ten years ago, this book challenges the reader to ponder if the climate crises depicted were one-offs or indeed part of global warming. The very first example comes down heavily on the latter side. Lynas chronicles the once-in-centuries UK floods of 2000 (which I missed by being in California). Well, we've had the same again in 2007, 2012 and 2014. That sounds like an acceleration.

Likewise for the chapter about hurricanes in the USA: Katrina, Sandy and a few other notables have demonstra
Nothing here you don't already know (unless you've been living in a cave), however four years ago when it was originally written I imagine it could be quite shocking.
Mar 28, 2007 Sean rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People interested in the real effects of global warming
Good book so far. I'm about 50 pages in. Nothing terribly new, but it puts a face on whats happening with global warming.
Dry and boring. So disappointing
Excellent book!
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