The main goal of this book is to warn us that dramatic climate changes may occur soon.
I'm sorry if I sound like a commercial, but I do highly recommend this book, especially to anyone who only wants to read one book on the subject.
The book is well written and reads almost like a novel, I could hardly put it down sometimes.
A rare book, set in terms for the layman. No screaming, no polemics. Just a carefully structured argument for informed citizen action, by a journo who has covered the subject for... Read morePublished 6 months ago by A. M. Wagner
From albedo to Sahara dust, from the North Atlantic chimneys to threats to the conveyor belt, from Asian cooking fires to the half life of hydroxyl, this book provides the most... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Avalon
This is the best book I have read on climate change. The author does an excellent job in interviewing key climate researchers across the globe, presenting their findings in clear,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by tagger9
The best single reference on tipping points, but some of them have more recent observations or theory that should be checked before any are accepted. Read morePublished 15 months ago by DavidMills
This book is a review of different aspects of climate change. Each chapter focuses on a different tipping point in climate and goes through a history of related research on that... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Roxana Javid
I'm only half way through the book and can only prey it's not happening. The ramifications of the book's content is staggering in what it could signify for the remainder of the... Read morePublished on January 5, 2012 by Rommel
This is an important and informative book about climate change, both from an historical perspective to projections for the future. Read morePublished on June 8, 2011 by Trish
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With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change
I have read about a dozen books and hundreds of articles on climate change. This book conveys the best clear description of what we know and where more research needs to be done. Read morePublished on September 6, 2010 by Wyo JOT