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Book Review: Storm Warning

February 16, 2016

The Georgia Straight reviews new book from ACT author and adviser on water issues, Bob Sandford.

"As Vancouver is about to experience intense rainfall, it's worth paying attention to a new book called Storm Warning: Water and Climate Security in a Changing World (Rocky Mountain Books). That's because it offers deep insights into why Canada has experienced unusual rainfall patterns in recent years.

Written by Alberta-based water expert Robert William Sandford, Storm Warning points out how climate change is transforming hydrological cycles. A warmer atmosphere carries more water vapour, increasing the likelihood of more intense storms.

In the book, Sandford also highlights how scientists are learning more about massive "atmospheric rivers" that dump enormous amounts of rain."

Read the full article: Atmospheric rivers can cause havoc for communities and the economy