Defining Events of the Twenty-First Century: Catastrophes in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

  • Carolyn Williams-Noren
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  • ISBN-10: 1682826031
  • ISBN-13: 9781682826034
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Major disasters, both natural and human-caused, have marked the first few decades of the twenty-first century. This book examines a variety of these events, their causes, and the ways in which people have rebuilt and recovered in the aftermath.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Important Events.
Introduction: Rising Waters in Houston.
1: How Have Natural Disasters Affected the Planet?.
2: How Have Catastrophes in Nature Affected the Planet?.
3: How Have Human Catastrophes Affected the Planet?.
4: How Has Climate Change Affected the Planet?.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Image Credits.
About the Author.