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Science as a contact sport : inside the battle to save Earth's climate

Author: Stephen Henry Schneider
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2009.
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Schneider's firsthand account of a scientific and political odyssey, in which he navigates both the turbulent waters of the world's power structures and the arcane theater of academic debaters.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Henry Schneider
ISBN: 9781426205408 1426205406
OCLC Number: 317926368
Description: viii, 295 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Smoke on the horizon --
Drawing up the battle lines --
Deep inside the battle to save Earth's climate --
A fragile planet grows alarmed --
The battle heats up and so does the world --
Awareness dawns on planet Earth --
The media wars : the stories behind persistent distortion --
Habitats for humanity and others --
What should keep us awake at night.
Responsibility: Stephen H. Schneider.
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Reveals the years of battles between scientists and policymakers that have stymied real progress on global warming policy, makes a case for scientific literacy, and lays out a plan for what we need  Read more...

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