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Angry Weather

Heat Waves, Floods, Storms, and the New Science of Climate Change

by Friederike Otto, translated by Sarah Pybus
edition: Hardcover
tagged: environmental science, global warming & climate change, weather, environmental conservation & protection

From a leading scientist, this gripping nonfiction book explains how recent weather disasters—including heat waves, massive forest fires, and hurricanes—can be definitively linked to climate change, through the revolutionary method of World Weather Attribution.

A TIME 100 Most Influential Person of 2021: Friederike Otto

“Meet the forensic scien …

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Winterlust

Finding Beauty in the Fiercest Season

by Bernd Brunner, foreword by Mark Kurlansky, translated by Jane Billinghurst
edition: Hardcover
tagged: popular culture, winter sports, weather

“Mr. Brunner’s winning book is a reassuring, nostalgic reminder that winter is the season of both play and regeneration.”—Wall Street Journal

In Winterlust, a farmer painstakingly photographs five thousand snowflakes, each one dramatically different from the next. Indigenous peoples thrive on frozen terrain, where famous explorers perish. Ic …

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Atlantic Canada's Greatest Storms

by Dan Soucoup
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: maritime history & piracy, weather, natural disasters

Where there's a storm, there's a story, and over the centuries Atlantic Canada has experienced more than its fair share of weather-related disasters. Atlantic Canada's Greatest Storms chronicles many of the most dramatic and tragic storms that have struck the east coast, from 1745's Grand Armada Tragedy to 2017's Ice Storm.

In this accessible narra …

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18 Miles

The Epic Drama of Our Atmosphere and Its Weather

by Christopher Dewdney, read by Angelo Di Loreto
tagged: global warming & climate change, meteorology & climatology, weather

We live at the bottom of an ocean of air - 5,200 million million tons, to be exact. It sounds like a lot, but Earth's atmosphere is smeared onto its surface in an alarmingly thin layer - 99 percent contained within 18 miles. Yet, within this fragile margin lies a magnificent realm - at once gorgeous, terrifying, capricious, and elusive. With his ke …

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New Brunswick Underwater

The 2018 Saint John River Flood

by Lisa Hrabluk, photographs by Michael Hawkins
edition: Paperback
tagged: weather

In April 2018, New Brunswick's famous Reversing Falls simply stopped reversing as the 2018 Saint John river flood caused the worst flooding on the river in more than 50 years.

At its height, more than 300,000 cubic feet per second of water raced through the Mactaquac dam just above Fredericton, 3.5 times more water than normal. When the waters final …

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The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar 2019

compiled by David Phillips
edition: Calendar
tagged: weather

This 31st edition of the Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar is packed with weird facts, amazing trivia, bizarre weather stories and more wildly popular Weather Quizzes than ever. Always a favourite for home and office —— kids love it too!

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Wild Weather on the Prairies

by Calgary Herald & Monica Zurowski
edition: Hardcover
tagged: weather, photojournalism, landscapes

A photographic record of the weather—dangerous, devastating, and often beautiful—that shapes the Canadian Prairies and the people who live there.

Nothing brings Prairie people together like the weather. It's a common tie and a topic discussed almost daily at water coolers in the region. When weather events rage across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and …

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Weather Trivia Calendar 2017

Celebrating Canada's 150th Anniversary

by David Phillips
edition: Calendar
tagged: weather

Canadians love the weather. It's our favorite topic of conversation. And the Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar is one of this country's most popular and best—selling compilation of facts, dates, and stories about our climate. Did you know that rain increases productivity? Or that cold kills more than heat? Or that the longer a porcupine's quills a …

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