Unsettled : What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn't, And Why It Matters

Unsettled : What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn't, And Why It Matters

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When it comes to climate change, the media, politicians, and other prominent voices have declared that |the science is settled.| In reality, the long game of telephone from research to reports to the popular media is corrupted by misunderstanding and misinformation. Core questions -- about the way the climate is responding to our influence, and what the impacts will be -- remain largely unanswered. The climate is changing, but the why and how aren't as clear as you've probably been led to believe.
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Content :

What we know about warming -- Humble human influences -- Emissions explained and extrapolated -- Many muddled models -- Hyping the heat -- Tempest terrors -- Precipitation perils, from floods to fires -- Sea level scares -- Apocalypses that ain't -- Who broke "the science" and why -- Fixing the broken science -- The chimera of carbon-free -- Could the US catch the chimera? -- Plans B.

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., [2021]

ISBN :

1950665798

Physical Description :

x, 306 pages : black and white illustrations, maps, charts ; 24 cm

Notes :
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-283) and index.
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