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Greenhouse Effect and Sea Level Rise: A Challenge for This Generation
By Michael C. Barth, James G. Titus (editor) and Parragon (corporate author)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Van Nostrand Reinhold
Publication date August 1, 1984
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780442209919
ISBN-10 0442209916
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.40 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $49.50
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Winston Churchill, whose output as a writer was so prodigious that one might reasonably wonder whether he was paid by the page, was him­ self put off by long works. As prime minister of Great Britain, he once pushed away a report from a junior minister, observing, "This paper, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read." No doubt some laymen will glance at the study that follows and be deterred from further consideration by the fact that the study is a scien­ tific one. If that is a hurdle for you, I hope you will join me in getting over it, because, if you do, you will find that the authors have quite a story to tell. That story is about change-the possibility that the climatic patterns of the world are in a transition to warmer weather that could lead to a rise in the sea level. You may not have thought much about the sea level previously; it was something we took for granted. But since we have taken it as a given for so long, the adjustments we may have to make will be profound. When you stop to think about all the areas of our lives that could be affected by climatic change, you will be amazed: we have planned our cities, developed our manufacturing techniques, and chosen our en­ vironmental protection strategies on the assumption of a stable seaJevel.

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Hardcover
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With Parragon (other contributor) | from Van Nostrand Reinhold (August 1, 1984)
9780442209919 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $49.50
This edition also contains Brown Bear's Wonderful Secret
About: Winston Churchill, whose output as a writer was so prodigious that one might reasonably wonder whether he was paid by the page, was him­ self put off by long works.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781468465716
 
Reprint edition from Springer Verlag (March 8, 2012)
9781468465716 | details & prices | List price $99.00
About: Winston Churchill, whose output as a writer was so prodigious that one might reasonably wonder whether he was paid by the page, was him­ self put off by long works.
Editions for the work Brown Bear's Wonderful Secret
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780442209919 Book cover for 9781472331878
 
from Parragon Inc (December 1, 2014)
9781472331878 | details & prices | List price $7.99
About: Brown Bear has a marvelous secret.
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With James G. Titus (other contributor), Michael C. Barth | from Van Nostrand Reinhold (August 1, 1984); titled "Greenhouse Effect and Sea Level Rise: A Challenge for This Generation"
9780442209919 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $49.50
This edition also contains Greenhouse Effect and Sea Level Rise: A Challenge for This Generation
About: Winston Churchill, whose output as a writer was so prodigious that one might reasonably wonder whether he was paid by the page, was him­ self put off by long works.

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