Summary: The risks of climate change are potentially immense. The benefits of taking action are also clear: we can see that economic development, reduced emissions, and creative adaptation go hand in hand. A committed and strong low-carbon transition could trigger a new wave of economic and technological transformation and investment, a new era of global and sustainable prosperity. Why, then, are we...
Publisher / Publication Date: MIT Press 2015
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Contents: An economic and social hurricane -- The scream : we are their children's children -- A very big problem -- Beyond the limits : the great disruption -- Addicted to growth -- Global foreshock : the year that growth stopped -- The road ahead : our planetary sat nav -- Are we finished? -- When the dam of denial breaks -- The one-degree war -- How an Austrian economist could save the world --...
Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2012
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Summary: "An illuminating work of environmental history that chronicles the great climate crisis of the 1600s, which transformed the social and political fabric of Europe. Although hints of a crisis appeared as early as the 1570s, the temperature by the end of thesixteenth century plummeted so drastically that Mediterranean harbors were covered with ice, birds literally dropped out of the sky, and...
Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2019
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Summary: "For more than twenty years, Naomi Klein has been the foremost chronicler of the economic war waged on both people and planet-and an unapologetic champion of a sweeping environmental agenda with justice at its center. In lucid, elegant dispatches from the frontlines of contemporary natural disaster, she pens surging, indispensable essays for a wide public: prescient advisories and dire warnings...
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019
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Summary: "The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core "free market" ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems. In short, either we embrace radical change ourselves or radical changes will be visited upon our physical world....
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014
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Summary: Participants in the global cap-and-trade system range from well-intentioned business leaders to rogue peddlers hoping for a quick and unprincipled killing. As for detractors, the carbon credit industry has no shortage, especially in the environmentalist movement. This film sifts through the many-sided controversy as it plays out in the West and in the developing world. Dedicated eco-watchdogs...
Format: software, multimedia
Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010