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How to Breath Underwater : Field Reports from an Age of Radical Change

Author: Chris Turner
Publisher: Windsor, Ontario : Biblioasis, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collected essays by a leading journalist on sustainability and the global cleantech industry.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Turner
ISBN: 9781927428757 1927428750
OCLC Number: 892059360
Description: 224 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Essays Include:"The Age of Breathing Underwater"First published in The Walrus, Oct 2009Essay mixes 1st-person reporting and history of scuba diving to tell a tale of the scale of the climate crisis."The Simpsons Generation" First published in Shift, Oct/Nov 200210 years in the life of mass culture, through the lens of The Simpsons."Why Technology is Failing Us (and how we can fix it)" First published in Shift, Sept 2001A polished barroom rant about the hollow prosperity of the dotcom era and the pressing need to build a new green industrial base."Take Me Down to Paradise City"Fist published in Shift, June 2000In-depth experiential reporting on Cyberjaya, Malaysia's newborn "multimedia supercorridor" capital"The Legend of Pepsi AM"First published in This magazine, Nov/Dec 2002A quixotic quest to locate a can of Pepsi's short-lived experiment in breakfast beverages, involving a journey to the New Product Showcase & Learning Centre in Ithaca, NY"Bearing Witness"First published in Eighteen Bridges, Winter 2011First-person reporting on the fragile ecosystem of the Great Bear Rainforest and the risks posed by the Northern Gateway pipeline"Calgary Reconsidered" First published in The Walrus, June 2012Broad discussion of Calgary's self-image and urban character, from frontier days to today
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