CHAPTER 19: PERFECT CLIMATE

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EXTREME WEATHER AND YOU

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Eilperin, Juliet. “Study Reconciles Data in Measuring Climate Change.” Washington Post 3 May 2006: A3.

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IT’S HAPPENING NOW AND IT’S HURTING YOU

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“Climate Change-The New Bioterrorism.” Lancet 358 (2001): 1657.

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“Climate Change Poses Serious Risks to Insurers and Their Customers, According to New Report.” 10 Oct. 2006. 10 Oct. 2006 <http://www.worldwildlife.org/news/printPR.cfm?prID=317>.

“Climate Report: World’s Poorest Will Suffer Most.” 6 Apr. 2007 <http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/science/04/06/climate.report.ap/index.html>.

Doyle, Alister. “Seas Rising Faster than UN Predicts: Study.” 1 Feb. 2007. 1 Feb. 2007 <http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070201/sc_nm/globalwarming_seas>.

Eilperin, Juliette. “Debate on Climate Shifts to Issue of Irreparable Change.” Washington Post 29 Jan. 2006: A01.

Eilperin, Juliet. “Greenland’s Melting Ice Sheet May Speed Rise in Sea Level.” Washington Post 11 Aug. 2006: A3.

Eilperin, Juliet. “Carbon Output Must Near Zero to Avert Danger, New Studies Say.” 10 Mar. 2008. 10 Mar. 2008 <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/09/AR200803090167_print>.

“Evidence is Now ‘Unequivocal’ That Humans are Causing Global Warming-UN Report.” 2 Feb. 2007. <http://www.un.org/apps/news/printnews.asp?nid=21429>.

“Expert: US West Becoming Warmer Faster.” 13 Oct. 2006. 14 Nov. 2006 <http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061013/ap_on_sc/western_warming>.

“Experts: Global Warming Behind 2005 Hurricanes.” 25 Apr. 2006 <http://www.cnn.com/2006/tech/science/04/25/global.warming.hurricanes.reut/index.html>.

“Fish Fin?: How Climate Change is Hurting Cold Water Fish.” 4 Jan. 2007. 11 Jan. 2007 <http://sciam.com/print-version.cfm?articleID=EF298568-E7F2-99DF-3AF9CDD8264FB2>.

Gardner, Timothy. “Warming Could Spark N. American Water Scramble: UN.” 12 Apr. 2007. 12 Apr. 2007 <http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070412/sc_nm/globalwarming_water>.

Haddon, Katherine. “Global Warming Could Cost Trillions of Dollars.” 29 Oct. 2006. 29 Oct. 2006 <http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20061029/wl_uk_afp/britainenvironment>.

Heilprin, John. “Earth Hottest It’s Been in 2,000 Years.” 22 June 2006. 22 June 2006 <http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060623/ap_on_sc/global_warming>.

Henderson, Mark. “London ‘Under Water by 2100’ as Antarctica Crumbles into the Sea.” The London Times 23 Mar. 2006.

“Higher insurance premiums.” Consumer Reports Feb. 2006: 6.

Hofmann, Mark A. “Climate Change Top Risk for Insurers: Ernst & Young.” 12 Mar. 2008. 12 Mar. 2008 <http://www.businessinsurance.com/cgi-bin/printStory.pl?news_id=12488>.

Hsu, Spencer S. “Insurers Retreat from Coasts.” Washington Post 30 Apr. 2006: A1.

Kirby, Alex. “Climate Change: Uncharted Waters?” 16 July 2006 <http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/science/nature/4061871.stm>.

Kluger, Jeffrey. “Global Warming.” Time 3 Apr. 2006: 28-62.

Loney, Jim. “Global Warming Affects Hurricane Intensity: Study.” 15 Aug. 2006. Web. 15 Aug. 2006. <http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060815/sc_nm/environment_hurricanes>.

McKibben, Bill. “What Part of Global Warming Don’t We Get?” 25 Oct. 2005. 28 Mar. 2006 <http://www.alternet.org/envirohealth/27034/>.

Milliken, Mary. “World Has 10-Year Window to Act on Climate: Expert.” 13 Sept. 2006. 13 Sept. 2006 <http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060914/sc_nm/environment_climate>.

Mitchell, Anthony. “Expert Says Oceans are Turning Acidic.” 9 Nov. 2006. 9 Nov. 2006 <http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061109/ap_on_sc/climate_conference>.

Mohr, Noam. A New Global Warming Strategy. Report. August ed. EarthSave International, 2005.

Revkin, Andrew C. “New Studies Warn of Effects of Melting Polar Ice.” The New York Times 23 Mar. 2006.

Sample, Ian. “Extreme Droughts Will Spread, Warn Forecasters.” 4 Oct. 2006. 10 Oct. 2006 <http://www.guardian.co.uk/print/0,,329592247-103690,00.html>.

Spotts, Peter N. “Little Time to Avoid Big Thaw, Scientists Warn.” The Christian Science Monitor 23 Mar. 2006.

Struck, Doug. “‘Rapid Warming’ Spreads Havoc in Canada’s Forests.” Washington Post 1 Mar. 2006: A1.

Thompson, Andrea. “Southwest Forecast: Expect 90 Years of Drought.”10 Apr. 2007 <http://www.livescience.com/environment/070405_southwest_drought.html>.

Vedantam, Shankar. “Glacier Melt Could Signal Faster Rise in Ocean Levels.” Washington Post 17 Feb. 2006: A1.

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YOUR HEALTH SUFFERS DIRECTLY

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Donohoe, Martin. “Global Warming: A Public Health Crisis Demanding Immediate Action-Part 1.” 12 Jan. 2007. 23 Jan. 2007 <http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/548985_print>.

Eilperin, Juliet. “Climate Shift Tied to 150,000 Fatalities.” Washington Post 17 Nov. 2005: A20.

Fox, Maggie. “”Death Map” Shows Heat a Big Hazard to Americans.” 17 Dec. 2008. 17 Dec. 2008 <http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20081217/hl_nm/us_death_usa>.

Kluger, Jeffrey. “Global Warming.” Time 3 Apr. 2006: 28-62.

Lundberg, Geroge G. “Global Warming May Be a Graver Public Health Threat than Nuclear War. Part 1-Getting Your Attention.” 17 Mar. 2006. 28 Mar. 2006 <http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/525105_print>.

Naik, Gautam. “Global Warming May Be Spurring Allergy, Asthma.” 3 May 2007. 3 May 2007 <http://online.wsj.com/article/SB117815689129890415.html>.

Pomeroy, Robin. “Food Riots to Worsen Without Global Action: U.N.” 11 Apr. 2008. 11 Apr. 2008 <http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080411/wl_nm/food_fao_dc>.

Struck, Doug. “Climate Changed Drives Disease to New Territory.” Washington Post 5 May 2006: A16.

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FARMING ANIMALS: A PLANETARY THREAT

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McDougall, John. “An Inconvenient Truth: We Are Eating Our Planet to Death.” The McDougall Newsletter (Dec. 2006): 2-6.

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Porritt, Jonathon. “Hard to Swallow.” 6 Mar. 2006 <http://geosci.uchicago.edu/~gidon/Guardianhardtoswallow.html>.

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Walsh, Bryan. “Meat: Making Global Warming Worse.” 10 Sept. 2008. 16 Sept. 2008 <http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1839995,00.html>.

DIGGING DEEPER

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GREEN AS FAR AS YOU CAN SEE AND IMAGINE

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WHAT YOU GAIN

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MANY MOTIVATIONS, SAME RESULT

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