High Tide: News from a Warming World.

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HIGH TIDE

NEWS FROM A WARMING WORLD

By Mark Lynas

[pounds sterling]16.99 Flamingo

ISBN 0-00-713939-X

A glacier disappears high in the Peruvian Andes. Floodwaters surge across the English countryside. Ten thousand Pacific islanders begin to evacuate their homeland. A dust storm turns day into night across the Mongolian plains. To many people these events may seem unrelated. But they're not. Even as scientists and other experts continue to debate the specifics, climate crisis has crept up almost unnoticed on Planet Earth.

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Author Mark Lynas reveals the first evidence--painstakingly collected over three years of travelling to far-flung corners of the globe--of how global warming is hitting people's lives.

As Naomi Klein, the author of No Logo comments: "With High Tide, Mark Lynas has given us a tremendous gift--he...

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