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  • Global Climate Change: A Primer | Orrin H. Pilkey,Keith C. Pilkey,Mary Edna Fraser

    Global Climate Change: A Primer

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Orrin H. Pilkey, Keith C. Pilkey, Mary Edna Fraser
    • Narrated By Caroline Miller
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    An internationally recognized expert on the geology of barrier islands, Orrin H. Pilkey is one of the rare academics who engages in public advocacy about science-related issues. He has written dozens of books and articles explaining coastal processes to lay readers, and he is a frequent and outspoken interviewee in the mainstream media. Here, the colorful scientist takes on climate change deniers in an outstanding and much-needed primer on the science of global change and its effects.

  • The Rising Sea | Orrin H. Pilkey,Rob Young

    The Rising Sea

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Orrin H. Pilkey, Rob Young
    • Narrated By Christopher Hurt
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    On Shishmaref Island in Alaska, homes are being washed into the sea. In the South Pacific, small island nations face annihilation by encroaching waters. In coastal Louisiana, an area the size of a football field disappears every day. For these communities, sea level rise isn’t a distant, abstract fear: it’s happening now and it’s threatening their way of life. In The Rising Sea, Orrin H. Pilkey and Rob Young warn that many other coastal areas may be close behind.

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