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The climate solutions consensus

Author: David E Blockstein; Leo A W Wiegman; National Council for Science and the Environment (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington [DC] : Island Press, ©2010.
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A consensus statement on the solutions to climate change. It presents some 35 practical approaches for minimizing climate change and its impacts. It spells out options for technological, societal,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Blockstein, David E., 1956-
Climate solutions consensus.
Washington [DC] : Island Press, c2010
(DLC) 2009026252
(OCoLC)406122339
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David E Blockstein; Leo A W Wiegman; National Council for Science and the Environment (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781610911283 1610911288
OCLC Number: 750192985
Notes: "The National Council for Science and the Environment."
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 304 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: The dance of the mice and elephants --
Three questions every citizen should ask --
Human carbon as the smoking gun --
Rising carbon, rising oceans --
The five horsemen of extinction --
The cheapest carbon --
No silver bullet, many silver wedges --
Energy in the cycle of material life --
Multiple intensity disorder --
Carbon meets Wall Street --
The climate message starts to stick --
Think globally, incubate locally --
Where the science, policy, and public meet --
Scaling up amidst the curse of knowledge --
All of the above! : climate solutions in perspective --
Actions 1-20 : strategies for stabilization, mitigation, and adaptation --
Actions 21-28 : guiding and fostering multidisciplinary research --
Actions 29-35 : expanding climate information, education, and communication.
Responsibility: David E. Blockstein and Leo A.W. Wiegman.

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"Climate change is a serious symptom of a de facto systems design failure that we must address in a systememic, collaborative fashion. In "The Climate Solutions Consensus," David Blockstein and Leo Read more...

 
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