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Taming the Angry Beast

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Science  17 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5900, pp. 376-377
DOI: 10.1126/science.1164254

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Fixing Climate. What Past Climate Changes Reveal About the Current Threat--and How to Counter It. By Wallace S. Broecker and Robert Kunzig. Hill and Wang (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), New York, 2008. 269 pp. $25. ISBN 9780809045013.

The authors discuss how human activities have triggered the possibility of catastrophic climate change, how we have come to recognize the threat, and what steps we might take to reduce the damages