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Down to the wire : confronting climate collapse

Author: David W Orr
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The real fault line in American politics is not between liberals and conservatives ... It is, rather, in how we orient ourselves to the generations to come who will bear the consequences, for better and for worse, of our actions." So writes David Orr in Down to the Wire, a sober and eloquent assessment of climate destabilization and an urgent call to action. Orr describes how political negligence, an economy based  Read more...
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Orr, David W., 1944-
Down to the wire.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009005584
(OCoLC)302414729
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David W Orr
ISBN: 9780199736836 0199736839
OCLC Number: 502285991
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 261 pages)
Contents: Governance --
Late-night thoughts about democracy in the long emergency --
Leadership in the long emergency --
The carbon connection --
The spirit of connection --
Millennial hope --
Hope at the end of our tether --
The upshot : what is to be done?
Other Titles: Confronting climate collapse
Responsibility: David W. Orr.

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David W. Orr offers a sobering look at the causes and consequences of the coming climate destabilization, which he argues is the result of the largest political failure in history. While better  Read more...

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