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Under a green sky

global warming, the mass extinctions of the past, and what they can tell us about our future

by Peter D. Ward

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Published by Smithsonian Books/Collins in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter D. Ward
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE721.2.E97 W384 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 242 p. :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7288565M
ISBN 10006113791X
ISBN 109780061137914
LC Control Number2006052250

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Those ancient upheavals demonstrate that the threat of climate change cannot be ignored, lest the world's life today—ourselves included—face the same dire fate /5(71).

In Under a Green Sky, Ward explains how the Permian extinction as well as four others happened, and describes the freakish oceans—belching poisonous gas—and sky—slightly green and always hazy—that would have attended them/5(58).

In Under a Green Sky, Ward explains how the Permian extinction as well as four others happened, and describes the freakish oceans—belching poisonous gas—and sky—slightly green and always hazy—that would have attended them.

Those ancient upheavals demonstrate that the threat of climate change cannot be ignored, lest the world's life today—ourselves included—face the same dire. They exist in a place that changes the very colour of the sky itself: We are under a pale green sky, and it has the smell of death and poison.

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Paleontologist Peter Ward’s book on mass extinctions and climate change provides a deep-time perspective that is both sobering and necessary.

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UNDER A GREEN SKY BY PETER WARD: TECHNICAL SUMMARY NOTES Notes byJan 8, Book costs $7 from Amazon. The book begins with extensive discussion of Ward’s personal role and prior history of the field. Detailed citations by chapter are on pages. According to Ward's book, Under a Green Sky: Global Warming, the Mass Extinctions of the Past, and What They Can Tell Us About Our Future, all but one of the major mass extinction events in history have been brought on by climate change.

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Peter Ward: paperback; birth: age:   Under a Green Sky, a new book by Peter Ward. “If you look at the fossil record, it is just littered with dead bodies (from past catastrophes),” Ward says in the interview.

He says that only one extinction in Earth’s past was caused by an asteroid impact – the event 65 million years ago that ended the age of the dinosaurs.