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The carbon crunch : how we're getting climate change wrong--and how to fix it

Author: Dieter Helm
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite commitments to renewable energy and two decades of international negotiations, global emissions continue to rise. Coal, the most damaging of all fossil fuels, has actually risen from 25% to almost 30% of world energy use. And while European countries have congratulated themselves on reducing emissions, they have increased their carbon imports from China and other developing nations, who continue to expand  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dieter Helm
ISBN: 9780300186598 0300186592 9780300197198 0300197195
OCLC Number: 824729887
Description: 273 p.
Responsibility: Dieter Helm

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Looks at how and why we have failed to tackle the issue of global warming. The author argues for a new, pragmatic rethinking of energy policy - from transitioning from coal to gas and eventually to  Read more...

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"Helm's credentials couldn't be more impressive...This intelligent though depressing tome should inform future debates."-Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly "An optimistically levelheaded book about Read more...

 
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