Weather: An Illustrated History

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Item#: 9781454921400
Author Revkin & Mechaley
Cover Hardback
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Andrew Revkin, who is the senior climate reporter at ProPublica after a prize-winning 21-year stint atThe New York Times, presents an intriguing illustrated history of humanity's evolving relationship with Earth's dynamic climate system and the wondrous weather it generates.Colorful and captivating,Weather:An Illustrated Historyhopscotches through 100 meteorological milestones and insights, from prehistory to today's headlines and tomorrow's forecasts. Bite-sized narratives, accompanied by exciting illustrations, touch on such varied topics as Earth's first atmosphere, the physics of rainbows, the deadliest hailstorm, Groundhog Day, the invention of air conditioning, London's Great Smog, the Year Without Summer, our increasingly strong hurricanes, and the Paris Agreement on climate change. Written by a prominent and award-winning environmental author and journalist, this is a ground
eaking illustrated book that traces the evolution of weather forecasting and climate science.

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Colorful and captivating,Weather:An Illustrated Historytraces the history of weather and meteorology from prehistory to today’s headlines in accessible, bite-sized stories. The descriptions touch on such varied topics as Earth's first atmosphere, the physics of rainbows, Groundhog Day, the Year Without Summer, our increasingly strong hurricanes, and climate diplomacy from Rio to Paris. Written by award-winning environmental writer Andrew Revkin, this is a ground
eaking illustrated book that chronologically traces the evolution of weather forecasting and climate science.