The Weather Makers: How We are Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life On Earth by Tim Flannery

The Weather Makers: How We are Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life On Earth

byTim Flannery

Paperback | January 9, 2007

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The groundbreaking number one international bestseller and "one of the most important books of this young century" (David Suzuki)

Climate change is real, and it will affect all of us. From desertification to rising ocean levels, from killer storms to wildlife extinction, we’re already seeing the effects of human activity on the most sensitive part of the global ecosystem. In this extraordinary book, Tim Flannery not only describes the problem of global warming and climate change, he suggests in detail how the world can act to solve it.

More than just a #1 bestseller across Canada, The Weather Makers is an international publishing phenomenon that has won praise from critics, scientists and world leaders. Flannery’s clear explanations and practical suggestions bring an issue of monumental scope and importance down to the individual level, making us aware of how everyday activities contribute to climate change and what we can do, personally and collectively, to work against this urgent crisis.

About The Author

TIM FLANNERY is a writer, scientist and explorer. He has written many award-winning books, includingThe Weather Makers, an international bestseller that reached #1 in Canada, and its adaptation for young adult readers,We Are the Weather Makers. He is the National Geographic Society’s Australasian representative and a director of the Au...

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Title:The Weather Makers: How We are Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life On EarthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:January 9, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0002008319

ISBN - 13:9780002008310

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“Flannery elucidates complex concepts in climatology, paleontology, and economics.”