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Linden explains the difficult subject of climate (change or otherwise) in such a clear and understandable way. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Nadia
I read this book shortly after it came out. Since then I feel I'm seeing a lot of what the author discussed occurring as our planet gets warmer. Read morePublished on January 11, 2013 by Mary Mayo
Eugene Linden's The Winds of Change: Climate, Weather, and the Destruction of Civilizations (2006 269 pages) is a different perspective on the implications of global warming. Read morePublished on February 11, 2011 by R. S. Wilkerson
The Winds of Change: Climate, Weather, and the Destruction of Civilizations
The book is written as a crime investigation, with the climate change as a serial killer suspect. Read more
Linden is a science journalist with a long history of work in the area of climate. This book is more about the history of climate change than global warming per se. Read morePublished on December 28, 2007 by Amazon Customer
I thought it was a very good introduction to climate change. It covers:
1) The history of the young science of climate change;
2) Basic concepts in how energy from the... Read more
I was pleased, overall. The author has the credentials to discuss the topic with some authority (unlike some other books I've read recently... Read morePublished on April 30, 2007 by N. Perz
Using the known history of climate change, together with a discussion of the kinds of scientific evidence, provides the basis for conclusions regarding the human factor. Read morePublished on March 8, 2007 by L. F Sherman
Linden goes to great effort to describe climate changes in the past, such as the Little Ice Age. He relates fallen civilizations such as the Vikings of Greenland and the Mayans to... Read morePublished on February 17, 2007 by Jim Harrigan