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An outstanding overview on global warming, and what we can do about it from a distinguished world-class authority

Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way beyond the planet’s limits. Here Mayer Hillman explains the real issues: what role technology can play, how you and your community can make changes, and why governments must act now to protect our planet for later generations. This book takes us out of the problem and into the solution of our global crisis.

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An outstanding overview on global warming---and what we can do about it---from a distinguished world-class authority

Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way beyond the planets limits. In this book Mayer Hillman explains the real issues: what role technology can play, how you and your community can make changes, and why governments must act now to protect our planet for later generations. How We Can Save the Planet: Preventing Global Climate Catastrophe takes us out of the problem and into the solution of our global crisis.

Synopsis:

An outstanding overview on global warming---and what we can do about it---from a distinguished world-class authority

Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way beyond the planets limits. Here Mayer Hillman explains the real issues: what role technology can play, how you and your community can make changes, and why governments must act now to protect our planet for later generations. This book takes us out of the problem and into the solution of our global crisis.

About the Author

Mayer Hillman is Senior Fellow Emeritus at the Policy Studies Institute in London. He is one of the first proponents of personal carbon rationing as the way for the worlds population to prevent serious damage from climate change.

Tina Fawcett is a senior researcher at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford.

Sudhir Chella Rajan is a professor of humanities and social sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and a Senior Associate at the Tellus Institute in Boston.

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ISBN:
9780312352066
Author:
Mayer Hillman and Tina Fawcett and Sudir Chella Rajan
Publisher:
Griffin
With:
Fawcett, Tina
With:
Rajan, Sudhir Chella
Author:
Hillman, Mayer
Author:
Rajan, Sudhir Chella
Author:
Fawcett, Tina
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
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Trade Paper
Publication Date:
March 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes 10 black-and-white charts and o
Pages:
336
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8.5 x 5.5 x 0.755 in

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"Synopsis" by ,

An outstanding overview on global warming---and what we can do about it---from a distinguished world-class authority

Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way beyond the planets limits. In this book Mayer Hillman explains the real issues: what role technology can play, how you and your community can make changes, and why governments must act now to protect our planet for later generations. How We Can Save the Planet: Preventing Global Climate Catastrophe takes us out of the problem and into the solution of our global crisis.

"Synopsis" by ,

An outstanding overview on global warming---and what we can do about it---from a distinguished world-class authority

Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way beyond the planets limits. Here Mayer Hillman explains the real issues: what role technology can play, how you and your community can make changes, and why governments must act now to protect our planet for later generations. This book takes us out of the problem and into the solution of our global crisis.

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