Clean Energy Common Sense: An American Call to Action on Global Climate Change [NOOK Book]

Overview

Inspired by Thomas Paine's classic, Common Sense, Frances Beinecke provides a concise account of what is at stake in the climate change debate. The impact of global climate change extends beyond environmental destruction. She challenges all Americans to demand a clean and sustainable energy future before it is too late. Doing so will help put Americans back to work, reduce our reliance on foreign oil, and create a healthier planet, for ourselves and our children.
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Clean Energy Common Sense: An American Call to Action on Global Climate Change

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Overview

Inspired by Thomas Paine's classic, Common Sense, Frances Beinecke provides a concise account of what is at stake in the climate change debate. The impact of global climate change extends beyond environmental destruction. She challenges all Americans to demand a clean and sustainable energy future before it is too late. Doing so will help put Americans back to work, reduce our reliance on foreign oil, and create a healthier planet, for ourselves and our children.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781442203181
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/16/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 120
  • File size: 228 KB

Meet the Author

Frances Beinecke is president of the Natural Resources Defense Council Inc., a nonprofit, nonpartisan international environmental advocacy organization with 1.3 million members. She resides in New York City. Bob Deans, NRDC's Federal Communications Director, is a long-time Washington, D.C. journalist and the author of The River Where America Began: A Journey along the James. He resides in Bethesda, Maryland.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword by Robert Redford
Chapter 2 Introduction
Chapter 3 Chapter 1: A Clear & Present Danger
Chapter 4 Chapter 2: Fire & Ice
Chapter 5 Chapter 3: Cradle of Peril
Chapter 6 Chapter 4: Greenprint: A Blueprint for Change
Chapter 7 Chapter 5: Putting Americans Back to Work
Chapter 8 Chapter 6: A Nation Confident, Strong, & Secure
Chapter 9 Chapter 7: Our World, Our Time
Chapter 10 Epilogue: One Citizen's Appeal
Chapter 11 Acknowledgments
Chapter 12 About the Authors
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 21, 2010

    Clean Energy Common Sense

    A concise, well-documented, powerful and inclusive summary of
    today's global warming threat and measures needed to lessen it. Short, easy to read, and compelling.

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