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Author McGraw, Seamus, author.

Title Betting the farm on a drought : stories from the front lines of climate change / Seamus McGraw.

Publication Info. Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    363.73874 MCG    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    363.73874 MCG    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Shows how farmers, ranchers, and fisherman--many of whom are not ideologically inclined to believe in man-made climate change--are affected by extreme weather, and the risks they are taking to deal with it.
Contents Sundance -- Comfortable in our ignorance -- Kindergarten in a fallout shelter -- Preaching to the choir -- Running from a grizzly in your slippers -- The other white meat -- Flying by wire -- Notes from the ivory clock tower -- "I never met a liberal before" -- The year the creeks stopped freezing -- "It's what I do" -- Penguins tumbling off an ice sheet.
Subject Climatic changes -- United States -- Popular works.
ISBN 0292756615 hardcover
9780292756618 hardcover

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