The Flooded Earth
Our Future in a World Without Ice Caps (Large Print 16pt)
By Peter D. Ward
(ReadHowYouWant, Paperback, Large Print, 9781458722393, 508pp.)
Publication Date: November 2010
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In his new book, Flooded Earth, Peter D. Ward argues that even if humans stopped all carbon dioxide emissions today, the oceans will still rise up to 3 feet by 2050, wreaking havoc on many coastal cities and their infrastructure. In the worst case scenario, Ward tells host Guy Raz, the world may see water levels rise as much as 65 feet by 2300 causing massive human migration and a spread of tropical diseases. More at NPR.org
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