Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming. The Illustrated Guide to the Findings of the Intergovernment Panel on Climate Change (review)

Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming. The Illustrated Guide to the Findings of the... as well as in notes, he discusses the contradictory and/or corroborating data produced by various primary and secondary sources. His clear descriptions of the varieties of woods and their uses in each phase of deforestation underscore the significance of these vital resources. Tables and maps support his analysis, and the presentation style is narrative and accessible to a wide variety of readers. Inclusion of photographs, a list of scientific names of plants and animals in the appendix, along with an annual rainfall chart, explanation of units of measurement, and a glossary of relevant terms are all very useful to the reader. Funes Monzote first published this book in Spanish in and Alex Martin has smoothly translated it for this UNC Press edition. Through his extensive reading of nineteenth and twentieth century research about sugar and woodlands and in Spanish and English, he is able to conclude in his bibliographic essay that ``interest in the disappearance of the forests was greater in nineteenth century works (),'' mainly because deforestation was more apparent. His desire that this study might inspire further research on Cuba's environmental history is likely to be achieved by serious students of the region in the twentyfirst http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southeastern Geographer University of North Carolina Press

Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming. The Illustrated Guide to the Findings of the Intergovernment Panel on Climate Change (review)

Southeastern Geographer, Volume 49 (1) – Mar 5, 2009

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University of North Carolina Press
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Copyright © 2009 Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers
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as well as in notes, he discusses the contradictory and/or corroborating data produced by various primary and secondary sources. His clear descriptions of the varieties of woods and their uses in each phase of deforestation underscore the significance of these vital resources. Tables and maps support his analysis, and the presentation style is narrative and accessible to a wide variety of readers. Inclusion of photographs, a list of scientific names of plants and animals in the appendix, along with an annual rainfall chart, explanation of units of measurement, and a glossary of relevant terms are all very useful to the reader. Funes Monzote first published this book in Spanish in and Alex Martin has smoothly translated it for this UNC Press edition. Through his extensive reading of nineteenth and twentieth century research about sugar and woodlands and in Spanish and English, he is able to conclude in his bibliographic essay that ``interest in the disappearance of the forests was greater in nineteenth century works (),'' mainly because deforestation was more apparent. His desire that this study might inspire further research on Cuba's environmental history is likely to be achieved by serious students of the region in the twentyfirst

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Southeastern GeographerUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Mar 5, 2009

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