The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World by Jeff Goodell

The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

An eye-opening and essential tour of the vanishing world What if Atlantis wasn't a myth, but an early precursor to a new age of great flooding? Across the globe, scientists and civilians alike are noticing rapidly rising sea levels, and higher and higher tides pushing more water directly into the places we live, from our most vibrant, historic cities to our last remaining...

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  • November Is Christmas Scary Spirit The Haunted Reading Room
    Review: THE WATER WILL COME by Jeff GoodellAn articulate and thoroughly-considered explication of sea level rise, THE WATER WILL COME is scientific journalism as it ought to be, explaining science, geological history and engineering in an understandable fashion. Mr. Goodell never resorts to scare ta...
  • Bam
    The water will come. Anyone who has ever lived near water knows that water will find its way in if it has a mind to. This book is largely about rising sea levels caused by climate change and melting glaciers and its impact on our society, for the truth is our climate is changing and causing unusual ...
  • Jess
    Thanks to Little, Brown and Company via NetGalley for the opportunity to read and review this book. It has not influenced my thoughts or opinions about this book.Throughout this book, Goodell explores geographic regions and innovative technologies to see what can be done to reduce the impact of risi...
  • Ivana
    If you're looking for the "feel good "book about how we'll come up with a solution to climate change and sea level rise- this book isn't for you. Instead, it is a meticulously researched book that highlights the perils of sea level rise globally. Climate change and sea level rise pose an imminent th...
  • Bandit
    It's October and in theory I should be reading something scary. Then again, this is pretty scary. Jeff Goodell, a journalist and a climate expert, creates a hauntingly vivid picture of a very wet world to come. Traveling the world, visiting coastal cities across the globe that can potentially become...
  • David Flaugher
    It is coming sooner than you probably think.Riveting (mostly)!! If you can believe in your voice traveling wirelessly. If you believe that the little box over your kitchen range can HEAT things without a heating element. IF you can believe that sunlight can make electricity. IF IF IF -> you believe ...
  • Tony
    THE WATER WILL COME. (2017). Jeff Goodell. *****.This is an excellent review of climate change as it is recognized by the scientific community today. It takes a good look at the data, and projects events into the future to describe likely scenarios for our world when it is faced with water levels mu...

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