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Thunder & lightning: weather past, present, future

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This wide-ranging work roams from the driest desert on earth to a frigid island in the Arctic, from the Biblical flood to the defeat of the Spanish Armada. Redniss visits the headquarters of the National Weather Service, recounts top-secret rainmaking operations during the Vietnam War, and examines the economic impact of disasters like Hurricane Katrina. Drawing on extensive research and countless interviews, she examines our own day and age, from our most personal decisionsDo I need an umbrella today?to the awesome challenges we face with global climate change.
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subject_facetClimatic changes
Weather
Weather -- Pictorial works
title_displayThunder & lightning : weather past, present, future
title_fullThunder & Lightning Weather Past, Present, Future
Thunder & lightning : weather past, present, future / Lauren Redniss
title_shortThunder & lightning
title_subweather past, present, future
topic_facetClimatic changes
Nature
Nonfiction
Reference
Science
Weather