Publisher description for The coming storm : extreme weather and our terrifying future / Bob Reiss.


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Tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, heat wavesacts of God or the results of mans actions To answer that question, this riveting book places readers in the eye of todays deadliest storms. If you think the worlds weather catastrophes are becoming more frequent and more powerful, youre right. Ten of the last eleven years have been the hottest on record, filled with dozens of record-breaking hurricanes, floods, and droughts. Is this a coincidence, or is our civilization wreaking havoc on global weather Journalist Bob Reiss shares North Americas growing fascinationand concernwith the phenomenon of extreme weather, a series of interlocking human stories that together create an ominous forecast for the twenty-first century. The Coming Storm presents a frightening, enlightening, and fascinating portrait of an ecosystem off track.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Severe storms.
Global environmental change.