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Published: 01 September 2014

152 Pages | 20 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198715931

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Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Bill McGuire

Very Short Introductions

  • Explores the different types of global catastrophes that our planet faces
  • Considers the probability of these sorts of events happening and our chances of survival
  • Looks back at previous global disasters including the ice ages
  • Looks at a number of case studies around the world and what we can learn from them
  • Examines the impact climate change will have on the potential for global catastrophes in future
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide