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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ruddiman, W. F.
Dewey number
363.73874
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Princeton science library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
  • Global temperature changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatology
Label
Plows, plagues, and petroleum : how humans took control of climate, William F. Ruddiman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "With a new afterword by the author" -- t.p
  • Originally published: 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ch. 1. Climate and human history -- Ch. 2. Slow going for a few million years -- Ch. 3. Linking earth's orbit to its climate -- Ch. 4. Orbital changes control ice-age cycles -- Ch. 5. Orbital changes control monsoon cycles -- Ch. 6. Stirrings of change -- Ch. 7. Early agriculture and civilization -- Ch. 8. Taking control of methane -- Ch. 9. Taking control of CO[subscript 2] -- Ch. 10. Have we delayed a glaciation? -- Ch. 11. Challenges and responses -- Ch. 12. But what about those CO[subscript 2] "wiggles"? -- Ch. 13. The horsemen of the apocalypse : which one? -- Ch. 14. Pandemics, CO[subscript 2], and climate -- Ch. 15. Greenhouse warming : tortoise and hare -- Ch. 16. Future warming : large or small? -- Ch. 17. From the past into the distant future -- Ch. 18. Global change science and politics -- Ch. 19. Consuming Earth's gifts
Control code
000045491567
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Princeton Science Library ed.
Extent
xiv, 226 p.
Isbn
9780691146348
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Plows, plagues, and petroleum : how humans took control of climate, William F. Ruddiman
Publication
Note
  • "With a new afterword by the author" -- t.p
  • Originally published: 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ch. 1. Climate and human history -- Ch. 2. Slow going for a few million years -- Ch. 3. Linking earth's orbit to its climate -- Ch. 4. Orbital changes control ice-age cycles -- Ch. 5. Orbital changes control monsoon cycles -- Ch. 6. Stirrings of change -- Ch. 7. Early agriculture and civilization -- Ch. 8. Taking control of methane -- Ch. 9. Taking control of CO[subscript 2] -- Ch. 10. Have we delayed a glaciation? -- Ch. 11. Challenges and responses -- Ch. 12. But what about those CO[subscript 2] "wiggles"? -- Ch. 13. The horsemen of the apocalypse : which one? -- Ch. 14. Pandemics, CO[subscript 2], and climate -- Ch. 15. Greenhouse warming : tortoise and hare -- Ch. 16. Future warming : large or small? -- Ch. 17. From the past into the distant future -- Ch. 18. Global change science and politics -- Ch. 19. Consuming Earth's gifts
Control code
000045491567
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Princeton Science Library ed.
Extent
xiv, 226 p.
Isbn
9780691146348
Other physical details
ill., maps

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