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Heat : how to stop the planet burning

Author: George Monbiot; Matthew Prescott
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New [ed.]View all editions and formats
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We all know that climate change is the greatest problem facing our world. But can we solve it? 'Heat' shows the reader that real change can be effected now by putting pressure on those in a position to really make a difference.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Monbiot; Matthew Prescott
ISBN: 9780141026626 0141026626
OCLC Number: 233787121
Notes: Previous edition: London: Allen Lane, 2006.
Cover and spine title: George Monbiot's heat.
Description: xxix, 278 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: A Faustian pact --
The denial industry --
A ration of freedom --
Our leaky homes --
Keeping the lights on --
How much energy can renewables supply? --
The energy Internet --
A new transport system --
Love miles --
Virtual shopping --
Apocalypse postponed.
Other Titles: George Monbiot's heat
Responsibility: George Monbiot ; with research assistance from Matthew Prescott.

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Started to worry about just how hot our world is going to get, and whether you can do anything about it? As the effect of climate change grows by the day, so does the amount of hot air and bluster  Read more...

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