TITLE

Rising Tide

AUTHOR(S)
Sarewitz, Daniel; Pielke Jr., Roger A.
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;1/17/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the impact of global warming on the severity natural disasters. View that a rise in greenhouse gasses creates instability in weather systems responsible for natural disasters like the tsunamis in southeast Asia; Claim that alternative energy sources must be created to prevent further weather catastrophes; Discussion of global warming's environmental impact; Significance of the vulnerability of the poor to casualties and loss from natural disasters; Recommendations of addressing the threat of natural disasters; Call for changes to international environmental and social policy.
ACCESSION #
15590904

 

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