Point of no return : the massive climate threats we must avoid (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Point of no return : the massive climate threats we must avoid

Author: Ria Voorhar; Lauri Myllyvirta; Ben Ayliffe; Greenpeace International.
Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands : Greenpeace International, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The world is quickly reaching a Point of No Return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. Continuing on the current course will make it difficult, if not impossible, to prevent the widespread and catastrophicimpacts of climate change. The costs will be substantial: billions spent to deal with the destruction of extreme weather events, untold human suffering, and the deaths of tens of millions from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ria Voorhar; Lauri Myllyvirta; Ben Ayliffe; Greenpeace International.
OCLC Number: 858604306
Notes: "January 2013."
Description: 1 online resource (59 pages) : color illustrations, color maps, digital file
Contents: #1. Executive summary --
#2. The world's biggest dirty energy projects --
#3. Calculating the impact of the dirtiest energy projects --
#4. Overshooting 2 degrees C: a world we don't want --
#5. Clean solutions for the power sector --
#6. The vision of the Energy [R]evolution can achieve results --
#7. Action! --
Appendix --
Endnotes.
Responsibility: written by, Ria Voorhar & Lauri Myllyvirta ; edited by Brian Blomme [and others].
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Abstract:

The world is quickly reaching a Point of No Return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. Continuing on the current course will make it difficult, if not impossible, to prevent the widespread and catastrophicimpacts of climate change. The costs will be substantial: billions spent to deal with the destruction of extreme weather events, untold human suffering, and the deaths of tens of millions from the impacts by as soon as 2030.

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