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   The Coming Storm: Extreme Weather and Our Terrifying Future

The Coming Storm: Extreme Weather and Our Terrifying Future

Author: Reiss, Bob Set In . . .
 North America, USA, Massachusetts, Africa, Sudan, California, Illinois, Chicago, South America, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Wyoming, North Carolina, Missouri, Antarctica, Asia, Japan, Kyoto, Europe, Germany, Berlin, Florida, Miami, Oceans and Seas, Arctic Ocean, Middle East, Israel, Jerusalem, Switzerland, Zurich, India, New Delhi, Central America, Honduras, Maldives, Tennessee, Nashville, Philippines, Washington D.C., New York, New York City, England, London
Genre: Historical
Time Frame: 1980s
Published: 2001
Description: Tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, heat wavesacts of God or the results of mans actions? To answer that question, this riveting book places readers in the eye of todays deadliest storms. If you think the worlds weather catastrophes are becoming more frequent and more powerful, youre right. Ten of the last eleven years have been the hottest on record, filled with dozens of record-breaking hurricanes, floods, and droughts. Is this a coincidence, or is our civilization wreaking havoc on global weather? Journalist Bob Reiss shares North Americas growing fascinationand concernwith the phenomenon of extreme weather, a series of interlocking human stories that together create an ominous forecast for the twenty-first century. The Coming Storm presents a frightening, enlightening, and fascinating portrait of an ecosystem off track.
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