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The Resource Plows, plagues, and petroleum : how humans took control of climate, William F. Ruddiman

Plows, plagues, and petroleum : how humans took control of climate, William F. Ruddiman

Label
Plows, plagues, and petroleum : how humans took control of climate
Title
Plows, plagues, and petroleum
Title remainder
how humans took control of climate
Statement of responsibility
William F. Ruddiman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ruddiman, W. F.
Dewey number
363.738/74
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981
LC item number
.R763 2005
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QC981
NAL item number
.R763 2005
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatology
  • Climatic changes
  • Global temperature changes
  • Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
Label
Plows, plagues, and petroleum : how humans took control of climate, William F. Ruddiman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Climate and human history -- Slow going for a few million years -- Linking earth's orbit to its climate -- Orbital changes control ice-age cycles -- Orbital changes control monsoon cycles -- Stirrings of change -- Early agriculture and civilization -- Taking control of methane -- Taking control of CO2 -- Have we delayed a glaciation? -- Challenges and responses -- But what about those CO2 "wiggles"? -- The horsemen of the apocalypse : which one? -- Pandemics, CO2, and climate -- Greenhouse warming : tortoise and hare -- Future warming : large or small? -- From the past into the distant future -- Global-change science and politics -- Consuming earth's gifts
Control code
ocm56924704
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 202 pages
Isbn
9780691133980
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004062444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Plows, plagues, and petroleum : how humans took control of climate, William F. Ruddiman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Climate and human history -- Slow going for a few million years -- Linking earth's orbit to its climate -- Orbital changes control ice-age cycles -- Orbital changes control monsoon cycles -- Stirrings of change -- Early agriculture and civilization -- Taking control of methane -- Taking control of CO2 -- Have we delayed a glaciation? -- Challenges and responses -- But what about those CO2 "wiggles"? -- The horsemen of the apocalypse : which one? -- Pandemics, CO2, and climate -- Greenhouse warming : tortoise and hare -- Future warming : large or small? -- From the past into the distant future -- Global-change science and politics -- Consuming earth's gifts
Control code
ocm56924704
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 202 pages
Isbn
9780691133980
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004062444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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