The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change

The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change

by Dinyar Godrej
     
 

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Instances of extreme weather are becoming more frequent, and there is a greater awareness of the disproportionate effect climate change has on poorer communities and countries in the South.
 
So climate chaos is impossible to ignore . . . or is it? Most governments have responded slowly, if at all. An attitude of denial means a reluctance to make the

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Instances of extreme weather are becoming more frequent, and there is a greater awareness of the disproportionate effect climate change has on poorer communities and countries in the South.
 
So climate chaos is impossible to ignore . . . or is it? Most governments have responded slowly, if at all. An attitude of denial means a reluctance to make the radi-cal changes needed.
 
This No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change looks at the latest findings, explores the options, and explains why carbon emissions trading and nuclear power are not the answer. It calls for measures to clean up our act, cut energy use, and improve energy efficiency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904456414
Publisher:
New Internationalist
Publication date:
12/01/2006
Series:
No-Nonsense Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Dinyar Godrej has been one of the co-editors of the New Internationalist magazine since 2001. His association with the magazine (including numerous stints as guest editor) goes back to the late 1980s and he has reported on many human rights issues. He also writes the annual One World Almanac.

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