A Farewell To Ice

Author: P. Wadhams
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190691158
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Ice, the magic crystal -- A brief history of ice on planet Earth -- The modern cycle of ice ages -- The greenhouse effect -- Sea ice meltback begins -- The future of Arctic sea ice the death spiral -- The accelerating effects of Arctic feedbacks -- Arctic methane, a catastrophe in the making -- Strange weather -- The secret life of chimneys -- What's happening to the Antarctic? -- The state of the planet -- A call to arms
A Farewell to Ice
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: P. Wadhams
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Ice, the magic crystal -- A brief history of ice on planet Earth -- The modern cycle of ice ages -- The greenhouse effect -- Sea ice meltback begins -- The future of Arctic sea ice the death spiral -- The accelerating effects of Arctic feedbacks -- Arctic methane, a
Hope in Hell
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Jonathon Porritt
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-25 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Perspectives on Ecocriticism
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Ingemar Haag, Karin Molander Danielsson, Marie Öhman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-08 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This volume gathers together papers presented at the conference “Ecocriticism in the Nordic Countries; Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow” held in Västerås, Sweden, in 2017, organized by the research group Ecocritical Forum at Mälardalen University. The conference, which was an attempt to survey local ecocritical activities, transcended Nordic boundaries, engaging scholars from
The Best American Essays 2019
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Rebecca Solnit, Robert Atwan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10 - Publisher: Mariner Books

A collection of the year's best essays selected by Robert Atwan and guest editor Rebecca Solnit. Award-winning writer, cultural critic, and activist, Rebecca Solnit, an "unparalleled high priestess of nuance and intelligent contemplation" (Maria Popova), selects the best essays of the year from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites.
21st-Century Statecraft
Language: en
Pages: 612
Authors: Nayef R.F. Al-Rodhan
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-01 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

From civilisational frontier risks associated with new challenges like disruptive technologies, to the shifting nature of great-power conflicts and subversion, the 21st century requires a new approach to statecraft. In 21st-Century Statecraft, Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan proposes five innovative statecraft concepts. He makes the case for a new method of geopolitical