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Uniform Title Réfugiés climatiques. English
Title Climate refugees / Collectif Argos ; introductions by Hubert Reeves and Jean Jouzel
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2010]
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2010]


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Description 349 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 24 cm
Contents From global warming to climate refugees -- United States: Alaska, the Kigiqtaamiut in jeopardy -- Bangladesh: Sundarbans, the great overflow -- Chad: Blarigui, low tide in Lake Chad -- Indian Ocean: Maldives, an archipelago in peril -- United States: Gulf Coast, farewell to the Big Easy -- Germany: Halligen, sentries on the North Sea -- China: Longbaoshan, the wrath of the Yellow Dragon -- Pacific Ocean: Tuvalu, Polynesian requiem -- Nepal: Himalayas, lost horizons
Summary "According to the United Nations, some 150 million people will become climate refugees by 2050. The journalists and photographers of Collectif Argos have spent four years seeking out the first wave of people displaced by the consequences of climate change. Using the massive 2,500-page report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as their guide, these photographers and writers pinpointed nine locales around the world in which global warming has had a measurable impact. In Climate Refugees, they take us to these places-- from the dust bowl that was once Lake Chad to the melting permafrost in Alaska-- offering a first-hand look in words and photographs at the devastating effects of rising global temperatures on the daily lives of ordinary people"--publisher's web site
Notes Originally published in French as: Réfugiés climatiques. Gollion : Infolio, 2007
Statement of responsibility from cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 345)
Subject Climatic changes -- Social aspects.
Climatic changes.
Environmental degradation.
Forced migration.
Human beings -- Effect of climate on.
Author Collectif Argos, sponsor
LC no. 2009038108
ISBN 0262514397
9780262514392 (paperback. : alkaline paper)
OTHER TI Réfugiés climatiques
Other Titles Réfugiés climatiques