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Meteorology

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  • Climate Chaos

    Lessons on Survival from Our Ancestors

    A thirty-thousand-year history of the relationship between climate and civilization that teaches powerful lessons about how humankind can survive.Human-made climate change may have begun in the last two hundred years, but our species has witnessed many eras of climate instability. The results have not always been pretty. From Ancient Egypt to Rome to the Maya, some of history’s mightiest ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • The Weather Machine

    A Journey Inside the Forecast

    by Andrew Blum ...
    From the acclaimed author of Tubes, a lively and surprising tour of the infrastructure behind the weather forecast, the people who built it, and what it reveals about our climate and our planetThe weather is the foundation of our daily lives. It’s a staple of small talk, the app on our smartphones, and often the first thing we check each morning. Yet behind these quotidian interactions is one of ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Rain

    A Natural and Cultural History

    Rain is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive.It is the subject of countless poems and paintings; the top of the weather report; the source of the world's water. Yet this is the first book to tell the story of rain.Cynthia Barnett's Rain begins four billion years ago with the torrents that filled the oceans, and builds to the storms of climate change. It weaves together science—the true ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Hunting Nature's Fury

    A Storm Chaser's Obsession with Tornadoes, Hurricanes, and other Natural Disasters

    Each year, at least 1,200 tornadoes batter the United States. While most occur in Tornado Alley--a vast, weather-beaten swath of middle America-in truth, tornadoes can occur almost anywhere. And where there are tornadoes, there are storm chasers. They come in all shapes and sizes, from hobbyists to researchers to professional chasers. There is one, however, who stands well above the rest: Roger ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Global Fever: How To Treat Climate Change

    Passionately written yet thoroughly grounded in the latest climate science, "Global Fever" delivers both a stark warning and an ambitious blueprint for saving the future of the planet. Photos. ... Read more

    $6.29 USD

  • Why We Disagree About Climate Change

    Understanding Controversy, Inaction and Opportunity

    by Mike Hulme ...
    Climate change is not 'a problem' waiting for 'a solution'. It is an environmental, cultural and political phenomenon which is re-shaping the way we think about ourselves, our societies and humanity's place on Earth. Drawing upon twenty-five years of professional work as an international climate change scientist and public commentator, Mike Hulme provides a unique insider's account of the ... Read more

    $22.19 USD

  • And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind

    A Natural History of Moving Air

    by Bill Streever ...
    A thrilling exploration of the science and history of wind from the bestselling author of Cold.Scientist and bestselling nature writer Bill Streever goes to any extreme to explore wind -- the winds that built empires, the storms that wreck them -- by traveling right through it. Narrating from a fifty-year-old sailboat, Streever leads readers through the world's first forecasts, Chaos Theory, and a ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Climate Of Corruption : Politics And Power Behind The Global Warming Hoax

    by Larry Bell ...
    New revelations demonstrate how politics and powerful special-interest agendas have warped the most important scientific debate of the 21st century. Melting glaciers suffering polar bears rising oceansthese are just a few of the climate change crisis myths debunked by noted aerospace expert Larry Bell in this explosive new book. With meticulous research Bell deflates these and other climate ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Isaac's Storm

    A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History

    by Erik Larson ...
    At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city of Galveston, Texas, where he was based, was to him preposterous, "an absurd delusion." It was 1900, a year when America felt ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Cosmos

    by Carl Sagan ...
    RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOXCosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space. Cosmos retraces the fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution that have transformed matter into ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • From The Flight Deck

    by Doug Morris ...
    Imagine you're sitting next to a pilot on a flight and he's eager to answer all those nagging questions you have about air travel. Are those bumps and noises normal? Why are some take-offs delayed? What happens if there's a storm? How does this plane stay in the air, anyway? In From the Flight Deck: Plane Talk and Sky Science , pilot, meteorologist, and flight-school instructor Doug Morris lets ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • We Are the Weather

    Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

    In We Are the Weather, Jonathan Safran Foer explores the central global dilemma of our time in a surprising, deeply personal, and urgent new way.Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe it? If we did, surely we would be roused to ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Climate Change

    The Facts

    Stockade Books and The Institute of Public Affairs are proud to publish Climate Change: The Facts, featuring 22 essays on the science, politics and economics of the climate change debate. Climate Change: The Facts features the world’s leading experts and commentators on climate change. Highlights of Climate Change: The Facts include: Ian Plimer draws on the geological record to dismiss the ... ... Read more

    $9.96 USD

  • The New Climate War

    The Fight to Take Back Our Planet

    **Shortlisted for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year awardA renowned climate scientist shows how fossil fuel companies have waged a thirty-year campaign to deflect blame and responsibility and delay action on climate change, and offers a battle plan for how we can save the planet.**Recycle. Fly less. Eat less meat. These are some of the ways that we've been told can slow climate change. But ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Coming Global Superstorm

    Killer tornadoes. Violent tropical storms. Devastating temperatures. Are these just the prelude to an unprecedented environmental disaster in our near future?Two of America's leading investigators of unexplained phenomena -- Art Bell, the top-rated late-night radio talk-show host, and Whitley Strieber, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of Communion and the legendary Nature's End -- have made ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Unsettled

    What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn't, and Why It Matters

    "Surging sea levels are inundating the coasts.""Hurricanes and tornadoes are becoming fiercer and more frequent.""Climate change will be an economic disaster."You've heard all this presented as fact. But according to science, all of these statements are profoundly misleading.When it comes to climate change, the media, politicians, and other prominent voic... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Madhouse Effect

    How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy

    The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann and the Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Tom Toles have been on the front lines of the fight against climate denialism for most of their careers. They have witnessed the manipulation of the media by business and political interests and the unconscionable play to partisanship on issues that affect the well-being of billions. The lessons ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Revolution

    Ice Age Re-Entry

    by Carlton Brown ...
    Mitigating the Risks of a 21st Century Climate Switch (to global cooling) and Running Out of Oil and Gas:There is an urgent need to prepare the world for a 21st century climate switch to a cooling phase, and this current grand solar minimum is a prime time for that switch. The world will face natural climate change-related risks during the current grand solar minimum—risks dismissed or ignored by ... Read more

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  • Storm Warning

    The Story of a Killer Tornado

    by Nancy Mathis ...
    A nail-biting, captivating look at tornados, from personal stories of those impacted by the natural disasters to the history of the struggle to understand this bewildering force of Mother Nature.May 3, 1999, is a day that Oklahomans will never forget. By the time the sun set over a ravaged plain, some 71 tornadoes had claimed around 11,000 homes and businesses and caused $1 billion in damage. One ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Thinking Person's Guide to Climate Change

    Second Edition

    by Robert Henson ...
    Everybody can be a thinking person when it comes to climate change, and this book is a perfect roadmap. Start a web search for “climate change” and the first three suggestions are “facts,” “news,” and “hoax.” The Thinking Person's Guide to Climate Change is rooted in the first, up to date on the second, and anything but the last. Produced by one of the most venerable atmospheric science ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • Introduction to Modern Climate Change

    This is an invaluable textbook for any introductory survey course on the science and policy of climate change, for both non-science majors and introductory science students. The second edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the most recent science from the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports, and many illustrations include new data. The new edition also reflects ... Read more

    $29.59 USD

  • Global Weirdness

    Severe Storms, Deadly Heat Waves, Relentless Drought, Rising Seas and the Weather of the Future

    Produced by Climate Central—a highly regarded independent, nonprofit journalism and research foundation founded in 2008—and reviewed by scientists at major educational and research institutions the world over, Global Weirdness summarizes, in clear and accessible prose, everything we know about the science of climate change; explains what is likely to happen to the climate in the future; and lays ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Storm World

    Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming

    by Chris Mooney ...
    An investigation into climate change and increasingly dangerous hurricanes from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Republican War on Science.A leading science journalist delves into a red-hot debate in meteorology: whether the increasing ferocity of hurricanes is connected to global warming.In the wake of Katrina, Chris Mooney follows the careers of leading scientists on either side of ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Right to Be Cold

    One Woman's Fight to Protect the Arctic and Save the Planet from Climate Change

    A “courageous and revelatory memoir” (Naomi Klein) chronicling the life of the leading Indigenous climate change, cultural, and human rights advocateFor the first ten years of her life, Sheila Watt-Cloutier traveled only by dog team. Today there are more snow machines than dogs in her native Nunavik, a region that is part of the homeland of the Inuit in Canada. In Inuktitut, the language of Inuit, ... Read more

    $16.59 USD