lllli l BOOK REVIEWS WIT H SPEED AN D VIOLENCE: WH Y SCIENTISTS FEAR TIPPIN G POINTS I N CLIMATE CHANGE Fred Pearce, 2006, 259 pp., $24.95, paperbound, Beacon Press, ISBN 0-8070-8576-6 red Pearce has been reporting on climate change matter. However, the author is very well informed issues for 18 years and has written and edited for about climate issues, climate models, data sources, FNew Scientist. This book reflects tha t long history and feedback mechanisms. Apart from occasional of interest in climate issues. The theme of th e book is outbursts of hyperbole or pure speculation, the basic that the dramatic feedbacks, tipping points, slippery reliability of the story is quite high. slopes, critical states, and abrupt changes that we see And a sobering story it is when many of the ways in the past record and fear for the future character- in which the climate system is pron e to experiencing ize a global climate that is far from stable and that rapid changes and runaway feedback processes are is highly prone to large changes. These changes can laid out in one place. The principal message is that occur even when the system is not subject
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Dec 1, 2007
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.
Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.
It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera