6 edition of Destructive Climate Change found in the catalog.
August 20, 2000
by 1st Books Library
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
There is no doubt that natural disasters are increasing in frequency and intensity as a result of climate change. This year alone, Australia grappled with its most destructive bushfires on record. East African countries have been battling the worst outbreak of desert locusts in decades. The Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, and Tonga were hit by a category 5 tropical cyclone. The field has warned about climate change's purportedly catastrophic impacts -- including Sanders, who called the issue a bigger national security threat than ISIS. Sam Dorman is a reporter.
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Climate Change As a Weapon of Mass Destruction Powerful as it may be, destructive as it will be, those who control it have faith that, being so long developing, it . Climate change is a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years. It may be a change in average weather conditions, or in the distribution of weather around the average conditions (i.e., more or fewer extreme weather events).
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