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Global warming is the story of the twenty-first century. It is the most serious issue facing the future of humankind, but American energy and environmental policy is driving the whole world down a path toward global catastrophe. According to Joseph Romm, we have ten years, at most, to start making sharp cuts to our greenhouse gas emissions, or we will face disastrous consequences. The good news, he writes, is that there is something we can do, but only if the leadership of the U.S. government acts immediately and asserts its influence on the rest of the world.

Hell and High Wateris nothing less than a wake-up call to the country. It is a searing critique of American environmental and energy policy, and a passionate call to action by a writer with a unique command of the science and politics of climate change.

About the Author

Joseph Romm is the founder and executive director of the Center for Energy and Climate Solutions and a fellow at the Center for American Progress. Under President Clinton he was acting assistant secretary at the Department of Energy, heading the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The author of the award-winning The Hype About Hydrogen, he holds a Ph.D. in physics from MIT and lives in Washington, D.C.

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ISBN:
9780061172137
Author:
Romm, Joseph
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
Romm, Joe
Author:
Romm, Joseph J.
Author:
by Joe Romm
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Public Policy - Environmental Policy
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Politics - General
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Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
January 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.46x5.66x.74 in. .52 lbs.

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