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Caldeira, Ken, 66

Cameroon, 77

Canadian Wildlife Service, 33 Carbon black, 28

in oceans, 20-22, 43 uptake, 22, 100 in wetlands, 51 Carbon dioxide (CO2) definition, 104 forest fires and, 26-27 fossil fuels causing, 87 methane and, 96 as nutrient, 62

oceans and, 20-23, 100 trees and, 26 Carbonate ions, 22 Cargo ships, 76 Cascade Mountains, 79 Cemeteries, 54 Central Valley, California, 75 Chad, 77 Chicago (IL), 19 China, 84, 91

Chindwin River (Burma), 93 Cleveland (OH), 13 Climate change

Darfur slaughter and, 69 intervention and, 7, 8 models and, 5

precipitation patterns and, 74-75 water and, 99

See also Global warming; Warming Climate Change 2007 (report), 81 Climate disaster, 42 Climate models, 4, 5, 28 Climates, 67-72 Cloud albedo feedback loop, 24 Clouds, 12, 23, 24, 67 CO2. See Carbon dioxide (CO2) Coal, 4, 87, 96

Coal-burning power plants, 87 Coastal regions

American, 7, 43-44, 50-52 Australian, 44 global, 53-54, 101 Coastal Sensitivity to Sea-Level Rise

(U.S. government report), 56 Coca-Cola, 94-95 Coffee, 84-85 Cohen, Andrew, 77, 78 Colorado River, 74, 79 Columbia River, 74 Communities, 56-57 Components, 3

Computer models, 35-36, 63, 79

See also Models Condensation, 20 Congo, 60 Conservation, 8

Continental climates, 14, 67, 104

Continental drift, 3 Cook, John, 23 Corn, 21 Crop residue, 21 Crops, 54, 82, 84, 85 Currents, 40, 41, 52, 75 Curry, Ruth, 40

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