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The climate war

true believers, power brokers, and the eleventh-hour fight to save the earth

by Eric Pooley

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Published by Hyperion in New York .
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Edition Notes

StatementEric Pooley
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC903 .P766 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24580036M
ISBN 109781401323264
LC Control Number2010012422
OCLC/WorldCa419859931

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The title of the book is a little misleading. The book really doesn't go back very far in "the climate war", only covers the United States, and covers very little of the rest of the world.

The title of the book should have been "How the American Climate Bill was Defeated". That's what the whole book is by:   ‘The Climate War’ Because of that he had become a target The climate war book opponents of climate action, just as Gore had. "Earth's climate is nearing, but has not passed, a tipping point, beyond which.

Climate Wars dedicates a considerable amount of time in the beginning to various future war scenarios that could happen as resources become scarce as the Earth warms.

But, it eventually drops that angle altogether and focuses on past, The climate war book, and future climate science, as well as possible future outcomes/5. Climate Wars dedicates a considerable amount of time in the beginning to various future war scenarios that could happen as resources become scarce as the Earth warms.

But, it eventually drops that angle altogether and focuses on past, present, and future climate science, as well as possible future outcomes/5(25). Selby, the Sussex professor, and a number of his colleagues published a blistering article last year attacking the idea that a climate-addled drought in any way pushed Syria into war.

It argued. • American War is published by Picador. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only.

Mark While climate change provides a backdrop for the story and the banning of petroleum fuel provides the trigger for Southern secession, the core of the more While climate change provides a backdrop for the story and the banning of petroleum fuel provides the trigger for Southern secession, the core of the story deals with the effects of long-term civil war on a populace and how those /5.

In The Climate War, award-winning journalist and climate activist Eric Pooley takes us behind the scenes and into the minds of the most important players in the struggle to cap global warming pollution—an American civil war in which trillions of dollars and the fate of the planet are at have had help from our sponsors over atwho has made it easy to find.

In The Climate War, Eric Pooley--deputy editor of Bloomberg BusinessWeek--does for global warming what Bob Woodward did for presidents and Lawrence Wright did for this epic tale of an American civil war, Pooley takes us behind the scenes and into the hearts and minds of the most important players in the struggle to cap global warming pollution--a fight in which trillions of.

Daily Kos reviews The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars. Read a review from America. Read a review from the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Read a review from Publishers Weekly. The Irish Times chooses The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars as a book to read in A well-argued, eye-opening book that will convince you of the need for immediate action, if it doesn't keep you up at night "Scotsman" Climate Wars: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats has been called 'a truly important and timely book, ' but I'd go further.

I'll say this may be the most important book you'll read this year/5(42). Gwynne Dyer’s PhD is in war studies from the University of London, and has taught at the Canadian Forces College and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He served in the Canadian, American and British navies.

He is the author of the bestselling War, and the writer and host of the Oscar-nominated NFB-CBC TV series War/5(42). American War imagines a future where the ramifications of climate change--the drowning of coastal cities, mass migration, lack of resources, and failed attempts to regulate fossile fuel use--are the root cause of a civil war in the second half of the 21st century.

Explore some of the research on climate change across the disciplines : Sarah Sahn. WBO Student Loading. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The resulting book, “The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers and the Fight to Save the Planet,” is a fascinating, if depressing, look at how Washington works — or doesn’t work, if your goal is meaningful laws limiting the human impact on climate.

I produced this design in collaboration with the Amplifier Foundation for use at the Climate and Science Marches. They were distributed en masse in both Washington, D.C. and satellite marches. None were ever produced for distribution outside of the marches, so this handful of copies I found in my flat files are really the only ones.

Over his long career as witness to an extreme twentieth century, National Book Award-winning psychiatrist, historian, and public intellectual Robert Jay Lifton has grappled with the profound effects of nuclear war, terrorism, and genocide.

Now he shifts to climate change, which, Lifton writes, “presents us with what may be the most demanding and unique psychological task ever.

I recently became familiar with Climate Fiction when I read Omar El-Akkad’s American War, a novel set in the future during America’s second Civil War, which breaks out because of climate change the subsequent depletion of resources throughout the country.

The very first page of the book is what enticed me the most. The analogy — climate change as a war, our response to it as a kind of wartime mobilization — has been bouncing around climate circles for years now (I. Climate Change is a study guide to climate change written by Charles, Prince of Wales, Tony Juniper and Emily Shuckburgh, and illustrated by Ruth volume, according to the publisher's website, explains the history, dangers and challenges of global warming and explores possible solutions with which to reduce its impact.

The book, which was listed at number three in The Sunday Publisher: Ladybird Books. American War takes place after a raw and difficult second civil war, all due to diminished supplies of fossil fuels. Many have cited this book as a tough read because it has such realistic, sharp detail. These potential futures are more frightening than some more hypothetical climate fiction, since many can imagine a future war over fossil fuels.

A War Reporter Covers “The End of Ice” — and It Will Change the Way You Think About Climate Catastrophe But the climate crisis and this book has .