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When the Planet Rages: Natural Disasters, Global Warming and the Future of the Earth

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When the Planet Rages: Natural Disasters, Global Warming and the Future of the Earth - Officer, Charles, and Page, Jake
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In New England, 1816 was called the Year Without a Summer. Crops failed throughout America and, in Western Europe, it was even worse, with food riots and armed groups raiding bakeries and grain markets. All this turmoil followed a catastrophic volcanic eruption--a year earlier on the other side of the world--the eruption of Tambora, a blast heard almost a thousand miles away. In When the Planet Rages , Charles Officer and Jake Page describe some of the great events of environmental history, from calamities such as the ...

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When the Planet Rages: Natural Disasters, Global Warming and the Future of the Earth 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195377019

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