The Climate Crisis and Corrupt Politics

The Climate Crisis and Corrupt Politics

by Larry J. Schweiger

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Overview

There is only one earth and our world is undergoing dramatic changes brought on by the climate crisis and other human-induced ecological disruptions. The world's top scientists studying these threats and the forces behind them have been warning us for decades to end the use of fossil fuels or face catastrophic consequences. Countering the still small voices of science, our democratic system of government has been rigged largely by the fossil fuel industry and other special interests leaving America hoodwinked and held hostage to dirty fuels. Campaigning politicians claim to be working for us when in fact they are being paid and controlled by fierce special interests.

As a lifetime environmental insider in the struggle against fossil fuel interests, I have written this book to better equip Americans for the struggle ahead. Since 1978, I spent my career in the struggle to end carbon pollution in all of its forms and I have taken a unique perspective on the far-reaching corrupt forces at work in government at all levels.

This is an urgent message aimed at parents and grandparents who care about their children, who are forced to live on the ragged edge of an unprecedented climate crisis. This book is also for young leaders who understand that we must act now with a "Green New Deal" scale response. Together, we must confront and overcome the many toxic money influences, reverse a failing democracy and retake the reins of government to enact policies that secure our shared future and the future of life on earth.

We must work together. Learn how powerful forces operating behind the curtain have been orchestrating our system for their benefit and our ultimate downfall. Discover ways we can work together to fix a broken system and reclaim leadership to stem the climate crisis and avoid the ecological meltdown that threatens millions of species on Earth. Together, we can and must reclaim our government and restore our precarious environment. We must confront the lies and end gerrymandering, voter suppression and other political manipulations that thwart progress to a clean energy future. We must respond to the climate crisis with a bold plan to convert to a carbon-free energy future. By acting now, we can still change the outcome of life on earth.

Editorial Reviews

Director, Penn State Earth System Science Center and author of The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial is Threate - Michael E. Mann

Larry Schweiger is a hero of the modern American environmental movement. He has been leading the fight for clean air and clean water since the very first Earth Day, and he brings a wealth of wisdom, knowledge and insight to his assessment of where we stand in the greatest environmental battle of all—the battle to avert catastrophic climate change. Read this book to arm yourself with the facts necessary to fight back against the polluters and win this battle.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940163059164
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
Publication date: 01/07/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB

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