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Surviving climate change : the struggle to avert global catastrophe

Author: David Cromwell; Mark Levene
Publisher: London : Pluto, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The world's leading climate campaigners offer practical solutions on climate change

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Cromwell; Mark Levene
ISBN: 9780745325682 0745325688 074532567X 9780745325675
OCLC Number: 154769370
Description: xi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction : Survival means renewal / Mark Levene and David Cromwell --
pt. 1. The big picture --
1. The case for contraction and convergence / Aubrey Meyer --
pt. 2. The state and its apparatus --
2. Thinking the worst : the Pentagon Report / Dave Webb --
3. Preparing for mass refugee flows : the corporate military sector / Steve Wright --
4. Climate change and the political process : consequences for government action in Britain / James Humphreys --
pt. 3. Critical players --
5. First they blocked, now do they bluff? Corporations respond to climate change Melanie Jarman --
6. Mostly missing the point : business responds to climate change / David Ballard --
7. The mass media, climate change, and how things might be / John Theobald and Marianne McKiggan --
8. Having the information, but what do you then do with it? The scientific and academic communities / Jonathan Ward --
9. Asleep on their watch : where were the NGOs? / George Marshall --
pt. 4. The challenge ahead --
10. Clearing the pathways to transformation / Susan Ballard and David Ballard --
11. Averting climate change : the need for enlightened self-interest / Jim Scott --
Afterword : Where do we go from here? / Mayer Hillman --
appendix 1. A layperson's glossary of the global politics of climate change / Tim Helweg-Larsen and Jo Abbess --
appendix 2. Climate-related groups and other relevant websites --
Notes on contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by David Cromwell and Mark Levene.
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'An insightful and inspiring collection of essays from some of the foremost thinkers on climate change' -- Mark Lynas, author of High Tide (Flamingo/HarperCollins, 2004) 'A vital point of reference Read more...

 
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