Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Temperature scales A gigantic experiment The ABCs of climate change A planetary perspective Time and causes A hot and cold past The heat is on The human impact The main offenders The root cause The melting earth Water world What's in store for us? The escape hatch Politics and money It's now or never Appendices: Measuring geologic time ; Climate proxies ; Statement on global warming ; Climate-related web sites. References cited Further reading Index.
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