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ICE AGE? GLOBAL WARMING? Surviving Climate Change Ancient Events Atmospheric CO2:

Ice or Fire? Surviving Climatic Change by D.S. Halacy, Jr.

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DESCRIPTION: Rare, out of print. Hardback with Dust Jacket: 212 pages. Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers; (1978). The frigid winter of 1977, and the even worse conditions of early 1978, make us wonder is we are not indeed headed toward another ice age. How do we prepare for similar disasters that may continue to occur each year from now on, if the fears of a recurring ice age, or for that matter global warming, are fulfilled? In “The Weather Changers” Halacy described ongoing attempts to alter weather rather than merely predict it. In his latest book, “Ice or Fire”, Halacy looks at the human prospect for survival in the years ahead by evaluating progress made in the last decade, accidental changes in weather and climate, and the unsettling predictions currently being made regarding a possible new ice age. The report is sobering to say the least.

This book investigates the possibility of learning to ward off an ice age in 100 years. The first section takes up the various elements of the new climatological puzzles men must solve: the business of weather modification, accidental tampering with the weather, and the legal aspects of such manipulations. The second section looks at the climate, the legal and moral implications of altering climate, assuming the technical difficulties can be overcome, the ice age we are living in already, ice-age theories, the probable effects of increasingly cold climate on humanity, and what we can do about it. Halacy is most concerned with the matter of human survival whatever is dealt us, drought, ice age, or rising temperatures, and he explores ways in which human society may prevail despite drought, ice age, or rising temperatures. These are incredibly complex problems not easy to answer. But they must be answered.

CONDITION: LIKE NEW. Unread hardcover w/dustjacket. Pages are pristine; clean, crisp, unmarked, unmutilated, tightly bound, clearly unread; HOWEVER there is a modest sprinkling of tiny tan-colored age speckles (known as "foxing") to the top surface of closed page edges (visible only when book is closed, not to individual pages, only to the mass of closed page edges, sometimes referred to as the "page block"). Otherwise the inside of the book is "as new". Quarter-cloth covers and dustjacket are quite clean, unblemished except for very mild edge and corner shelfwear, and the white areas of the dustjacket (it is red and blue on a glossy white background) are slightly smudged. Considering that the book is almost 40 years old, the condition is entirely consistent with a new book from an open-shelf bookstore environment such as Barnes & Noble or B. Dalton, which has spent almost four decades on a bookshelf. Satisfaction unconditionally guaranteed. In stock, ready to ship. No disappointments, no excuses. PROMPT SHIPPING! HEAVILY PADDED, DAMAGE-FREE PACKAGING! #843a.




REVIEW: There is a group of thinkers who believe that the ice ages are caused from increased CO2 accumulation and cooling of the earth by convection of heat into the upper atmosphere. They operate under the nom de plume of "The Coming Ice Age" and choose to see remineralizing the earth to promote plant growth as the manner of reducing the CO2 content. This evocative study examines the possibility of a major change in global climate, and postulates different strategies for the continued existence of civilization.


REVIEW: Not all exclusively envision global warming. Many still admit the possibility in the larger picture of a re-emerging ice age. A well-written study examining global climate changes of both natures; global warming as well as ice ages. Very compelling and convincing.


REVIEW: An amazingly prescient book which explores the potential for global climate changes of either extreme (ice age or global warming) and strategies which might be employed to ensure the survival of mankind. A very interesting book which I found most engrossing.

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