Storm world : hurricanes, politics, and the battle over global warming / Chris Mooney.

Author
Mooney, Chris (Chris C.) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Orlando : Harcourt, 2007.
Description
392 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Prologue: 6229 Memphis Street -- Introduction: "The Party Line" -- Part I: Warming and Storming -- 1. Chimneys and Whirlpools -- 2. Of Heat Engines -- 3. ... and Computer Models -- 4. "Lay That Matrix Down" -- 5. From Hypercanes to Hurricane Andrew -- Part II: Boiling Over -- Interlude: Among the Forecasters -- 6. The Luck of Florida -- 7. Frictional Divergence -- 8. Anger Dissipation -- 9. The #¿%̂& Hit the Fan" -- 10. Resistance -- 11. "Consensus" -- Part III: Storm World -- 12. Pre-Season Warm-Ups -- 13. Where Are the Storms? -- 14. Hurricane Climatology -- Conclusion: Home Again -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix I: The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale -- Appendix II: Cyclone Typology -- Appendix III: Early Hurricane-Climate Speculations -- Appendix IV: Consensus Statements by Participants in World Meteorological Organization's 6th International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones, San Jose, Costa Rica, November 2006 -- Bibliography/Recommended Reading -- List of Interviews.
ISBN
  • 9780151012879
  • 0151012873
LCCN
2007009742
OCLC
85822695
RCP
N - O