At the Precipice : New Mexico's changing climate / Laura Paskus.

By: Paskus, Laura
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2020. ©2020Description: xxi, 187 p. : ill. ; 22 cmISBN: 9780826359117Report number: BV-Winter/Spring 21Subject(s): Climatic changes -- New Mexico | Global warming -- New Mexico | Water-supply -- Climatic factors -- New MexicoSummary: Explores the question many of us have asked ourselves: What kind of world are we leaving to our children? The realities of climate change consume the media and keep us up at night worrying about the future. But in New Mexico and the larger Southwest, climate change has been silently wreaking havoc: average temperatures in the Upper Rio Grande Basin are increasing at double the global average, super fires like Las Conchas have devastated mountains, and sections of the Rio Grande are drying up.
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Explores the question many of us have asked ourselves: What kind of world are we leaving to our children? The realities of climate change consume the media and keep us up at night worrying about the future. But in New Mexico and the larger Southwest, climate change has been silently wreaking havoc: average temperatures in the Upper Rio Grande Basin are increasing at double the global average, super fires like Las Conchas have devastated mountains, and sections of the Rio Grande are drying up.

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