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Description - Why the Wind Blows by Matthys Levy

In easily understandable prose and through use of true stories of exploration, Why the Wind Blows looks at how these adventures were influenced by weather and man's ignorance of its consequences. The science of meteorology is gently interspersed throughout the text, so that understanding weather becomes an integral part of the stories. Concluding with the influence of modern civilization on the changing climate and its world-altering consequences, the author challenges the reader to take action now to alter the effects of global warming on future generations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780942679311
ISBN-10: 0942679318
Format: Paperback
Pages: 206
Imprint: Upper Access Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Upper Access Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 15-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Matthys Levy

Matthys Levy is chairman-emeritus of Weidlinger Associates Structural Engineers. His previous books include the best-selling Why Buildings Fall Down and Why the Earth Quakes.

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