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Hadley cell 79-81, 115 halocarbons 19 Halons 58

Hawaiian Islands 52

heat capacity 111-112

heat transfer 80, 81

heat waves 105, 179c

Hegerl, Gabriele 161-162

Hess, Harry 44

Heyerdahl, Thor 82

high/low pressure systems 95, 96, 109,

116-117 Himalaya Mountains 44, 82 Hooker Chemical Company 135 horticulture xvi, 164-165 Hulme, Mike 171 human activity 23-27

and carbon cycle 30-34, 33 and climate forcing 149-150 and CO2 levels 12-13 and early climate change theories 176c and enhanced greenhouse effect 23-24

and EPA assessment of global warming 157-158 in IPCC reports 154-155, 178c and trade winds 84 Hurrell, Jim 118

hurricane(s) 77, 88, 104-109, 107, 179c Hurricane Katrina 105-106, 179c Hurricane Linda 88 hydrologic cycle 34-36, 35, 105, 174 hydrosphere 29 hypothesis testing 150-151

ice ages 56, 57, 74, 76, 175c ice cores 176c-178c icehouse intervals 47 ice sheets and abrupt climate change 121 Antarctic 14, 176c, 178c, 179c and axial tilt 75

and polar position hypothesis 49-50 ice storms 89 inclination 74

Inconvenient Truth, An (film) 179c industrial farming 164-165 industrialization 34, 166-167 Industrial Revolution 12-13, 22-23,

31-34, 123-124, 170 infrared radiation 17, 22, 57-59, 175c infrared spectroscopy 126 interglacial periods 69, 73 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Arctic temperature data 140 CO2/glacial cycle correlation 69 CO2 projections 23 confidence in climate models 131 El NiƱo data 92

empirical climate change data 26 founding of 128, 152-153, 177c mitigation suggestions 27 reports 153-157, 178c, 180c scientific consensus on global warming 10

temperature projections 158 weather pattern data 99 International Energy Agency (IEA) 179c Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ)

80, 81, 107, 115 IPCC. See Intergovernmental Panel on

Climate Change island arc volcanoes 52 isotopes 45, 120

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