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A World Without IceAce for seabed oil and minerals Catastrophic possibilities loom including rising sea levels and subseuent flooding of lowlying regions worldwide and the ultimate displacement of millions of coastal residents A World Without Ice answers our most urgent uestions about this pending crisis laying out the necessary steps for managing the unavoidable and avoiding the unmanageab. I met the author whoopee for me in an informal gathering in December 2015 What a pleasant unassuming humble yet brilliant and erudite fellow If you believe that humans are largely responsible for climate change then this book summarizes what we know and what we can do and will simply reinforce your beliefs If you are a climate change denier in Pollack's words a contra then first off shame on you You really need to read this book I think it will change your perspective Let's hope so

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Re and the potential conseuences as we face the possibility of a world without ice A World Without Ice traces the effect of mountain glaciers on supplies of drinking water and agricultural irrigation as well as the current results of melting permafrost and shrinking Arctic sea ice a situation that has degraded the habitat of numerous animals and sparked an international r. Pollack does a good job reviewing the history of climate on Earth and our relationship to climate as a species He also shows how human activities have impacted climate since the industrial revolution The causes and possible solutions to anthropomorphic climate change are laid out in clear easy to read detail There is an optimistic tone and a call to get on with addressing the problems through mitigation There is also a clear warning we are running out of time to do this and may soon be faced with little other option than to adapt to a world that continues to warm The conseuences of that are predicted to be even greater melting of arctic ice sea level rise ocean acidification and warming atmospheric temperatures These problems are huge in scope but should be addressed before the negative impacts on human population and the natural world are even harder to cope with

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review A World Without Ice Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ A co winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize offers a clear eyed explanation of the planet's imperiled ice Much has been written about global warming but the crucial relationship between people and ice has received little focus until now As one of the world's leading experts on climaA co winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize offers a clear eyed explanation of the planet's imperiled ice Much has been written about global warming but the crucial relationship between people and ice has received little focus until now As one of the world's leading experts on climate change Henry Pollack provides an accessible comprehensive survey of ice as a force of natu. We are indeed fucked