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READINGS 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 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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10.1175/1520-0477-88.12.1983
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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

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