Anyone with even a passing interest in meteorology will want get a copy of this absorbing work on the role weather has played and continues to play in earth’s rich history while learning how climate change works in general. Cerveny reveals the science behind the latest global warming models yet tempers those models with the knowledge of the complexity involved in plotting long-term climate change. Much of what controls climate systems remains unknown and the way parts can and do interact, are poorly understood. What is known is that weather changes.
By examining nineteen historical weather related events from the extinction of T. Rex to the fall of the Mayan empire to the Dust Bowl on to current day events, Cerveny creates an engaging, informative read that is difficult to put down while gently instructing readers on the importance of understanding climate change.Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.