Six Degrees Our Future On A Hotter Planet

Author: Mark Lynas
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007323522
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An eye-opening and vital account of the future of our earth and our civilisation if current rates of global warming persist, by the highly acclaimed author of ‘High Tide’.

100 Words

Author: William Murtha
Publisher: Conari Press
ISBN: 9781609251628
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Mark. Lynas? Mark Lynas is the author of three books on climate change: High
Tide: News from a Warming World, The Carbon Calculator, and Six Degrees: Our
Future on a Hotter Planet, which won the royal society Prize for science Books.
Both High Tide and Six Degrees have been translated into more than fifteen
languages. Six Degrees was also made into a television documentary, broadcast
around the world to an audience of many millions via the National Geographic


Author: Paul Cleave
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Als de politie op een begraafplaats de doodskist van een man laat openen, blijkt er een onbekende jonge vrouw in te liggen.

The God Species

Author: Mark Lynas
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 142620891X
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Lynas argues that we can sustain a world of nine billion at higher living standards than today, but only if we take a more scientific approach to recognizing the real ecological limits of Earth.

A Carbon Primer For The Built Environment

Author: Simon Foxell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317933958
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Mark Lynas, in his 2007 book Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet,
outlined some of the possible consequences, degree by degree: • One degree:
Desertification of the American Great Plains, increased monsoons, rains and
flooding in the Sahara and Sahel, icecaps melting in the Alps and on Mount
Kilimanjaro, decline in sea ice, acidification of the oceans with accompanying
species death. • Two degrees: Extreme heatwave summers across Europe, with
rainfall loss and ...

Energy Revolution

Publisher: Evans Brothers
ISBN: 0237539624
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A hotter planet Lynas became especially passionate about the issue of global
warming at the turn of the century, after experiencing its effects for himself. 'When
I went back to Peru where I grew up,' he says, 'the glacier I knew as a child had
disappeared – completely melted.' This experience motivated him to write a
series of books on the impacts and consequences of climate change, based on
the latest climate science. In Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet, he
explains what ...

Climate Change And Social Ecology

Author: Stephen M. Wheeler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136344179
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1706. 27 Lenton,Tim, et al. (2006) Climate Change on the Millennial Scale,
London:Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. 28 Lynas, Mark (2008) Six
Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet,Washington, DC: National Geographic, p.
242. 29 See also Peter D. Ward's 2007 book Under a Green Sky: Global
Warming, the Mass Extinctions ofthe Past, and What They Can Tell Us about our
Future, NewYork: HarperCollins. 30 Lynas (2008) Six Degrees: Our Future on a
Hotter Planet, ...

The Church In The Modern World

Author: Erin Brigham
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739187317
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10. On the book jacket of Giddens' The Politics of Climate Change. 11. Mark
Lynas, Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet (Washington, DC: National
Geographic, 2008), 193). 12. Lynas, Six Degrees, 187; cf. also Peter Ward, The
Flooded Earth: Our Future in a World Without Ice Caps (New York: Basic Books,
2010). 13. Lynas, Six Degrees, 195. 14. Lynas, Six Degrees, 212. 15. Naomi
Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists
Obscured the Truth ...

Distant Markets Distant Harms

Author: Daniel Finn
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199371016
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For a careful perspective on the impact of 1 to 6 degree Celsius shifts on the
earth's environment, see the careful parsing of past geological impacts of such
temperature shifts in Mark Lynas, Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet (
Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2008). At the end of the Permian era
when temperatures on Earth were 6 degrees Celsius hotter than today, 95% of all
life forms went extinct. Lynas has two other good books on the topic of global
warming: High ...

Teaching Climate Change To Adolescents

Author: Richard Beach
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351995960
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Perhaps the best researched and most concerning book on climate change for a
public audience is Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet by Mark Lynas (
2008). Written in an appealing journalistic style, the book goes degree Celsius by
degree Celsius into what will happen to the Earth as the planet warms from
human causes. Lynas points out that “Human releases of carbon dioxide are
possibly happening faster than any natural carbon releases since the beginning
of life on ...