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Sets out to document indicators that global warming is accelerating.
Preface PART I The Immerdiate Future 1. The Warning of the 1980s 2. The Great Drought of the 1990s 3. Supercane: 800 Millibars 4. Paying the Price in the 1990s 5. DonOt Put Away Your Parka and Snow Shovel Yet PART II Greenhouse Gases, Climate Models, and Global Forecasts 6. Pogo Was Right (WeOve Met the Enemy and He Is US) 7. How DO We Know WhatOs Going to Happen? 8. Crocodiles in New York PART III Regional Consquences: The United States 9. The West 10. The Great Plains and Midwest 11. The East and South PART IV The American Challenge 12. Converging Crises: Climate and Energy 13. Is There Any Hope? 14. Signs to Watch For Glossary Index