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Climate in crisis

Climate in crisis

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Published by BBC in Bristol .
Written in English


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SeriesNature special
The Physical Object
FormatVideorecording
Pagination1 videocassette (60 min)
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14356461M

"In this cautionary but optimistic book, Figueres and Rivett-Carnac--the architects of the Paris Climate Change Agreement--tackle arguably the most urgent and consequential challenge humankind has ever faced: the world's changing climate and the fate of humanity. They argue for confronting the climate crisis head on, with determination. A book to encourage kids to embrace rewilding our urban centers. Climate Change: The Tantrum That Saved the World by Megan Herbert and Michael E. Mann. A book to help kids (and their parents) learn how to turn their environmental frustration into positive action. Read our interview with the authors. The City Where We Once Lived by Eric Barnes.

About The Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal. An engaging conversation with our most respected public intellectual around how a global Green New Deal has the potential to save humanity and the planet The environmental crisis under way is unique in human history. It is a true existential crisis.   "Global Crisis is a magnum opus that will remain a touchstone in three areas for at least a generation: the history of the entire globe, the role of climate in history, and the identification of a major historical crisis in the seventeenth century.

Climate fiction is literature that deals with climate change and global warming. Not necessarily speculative in nature, works may take place in the world as we know it or in the near future. University courses on literature and environmental issues may include climate change fiction in their syllabi. This body of literature has been discussed by a variety of publications, including The New.   As a broad idea the book works, but as a road map to climate action, it skips too many details. pp. Melville House. Paper, $ The post Facing the Climate Change Crisis, Three Books Offer Some Ambitious Proposals appeared first on New York Times.


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Sweeping and provocative, A Climate of Crisis challenges our basic assumptions about the environment, no matter where we fall along the spectrum—reminding us that the answers to our most pressing questions are sometimes found in understanding the by: 9.

Praise for Climate in Crisis (previously published under the title Horsemen of the Apocalypse) ”A must read for anyone concerned with climate and energy issues.” —Leonardo DiCaprio “When in the near future the climate implodes and misery envelops the planet, you will know the criminals against humanity who were most directly and personally responsible from [Horsemen of the Apocalypse].”Released on: J The thing to keep in mind when reading "A Climate of Crisis" is that the author, Patrick Allitt, is not a climatologist or any kind of scientist.

Allitt is a historian — one who puts his skeptical bias right in the book's introduction, noting that he's receptive to ideas from "counter-environmentalists." /5. It goes deeper into politics than any of the other books in this list, but then again, the climate crisis is deeply rooted in political inaction.

The high praise her books receive from all those notable activists, fellow writers and journalists, comes in attach with her constant search for solutions in a world caught up in some global madness. Compiling meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers from all over the globe and written by an all-star team including Dr.

Katherine Wilkinson, the book ranks the 80 most substantive solutions to the climate crisis in one page volume. As a broad idea the book works, but Climate in crisis book a road map to climate action, it skips too many details. Melville House. Paper, $ Paper, $ Advertisement.

It’s a great book for the people in your life who care about our climate crisis, but don’t have a great deal of knowledge about what global warming is, how it’s been caused, and what the Author: Tabitha Whiting.

New Climate Books Stress We Are Already Far Down The Road To A Different Earth death by heat stroke and a massive, endless refugee crisis — due to climate. Earth Day Network pulsed its staff for their favorite books on the environment, and here’s what they’re recommending this season.

Below are some of our favorites, covering a range of topics, including sea-level rise, species protection, plastics pollution and the climate refugee crisis.

This beautifully written book covers, in excruciating detail, what climate change at two degrees of warming (or three degrees, or four degrees) means for how we live, from apocalyptic flooding to Author: Adele Peters.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Albert K. Bates. Two New Books Dramatically Capture the Climate Change Crisis. Climate change is the greatest challenge humanity has collectively faced.

That challenge is, to put it mildly, practical; but it also poses a problem to the imagination. Our politics, our. In A Climate of Crisis, historian Patrick Allitt shows that our present climate of crisis is far from exceptional.

Indeed, the environmental debates of the last half century are defined by exaggeration and fearmongering from all sides, often at the expense of the facts.

In The End of Ice, a war reporter covers the climate crisis by exploring the consequences to nature and humans. He talks to everyone from locals like fishers and farmers to climate scientists to explore what’s happening – and begin mourning – earth.

This book is a lot grimmer. Take these takeaways, for example. Climate Change. Climate change is a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years.

It may be a change in average weather conditions, or in the distribution of weather around the average conditions (i.e., more or fewer extreme weather events). Get this from a library. Climate in crisis. [Steve Parker] -- Weather and climate - Greenhouse gases - Global warming - Ozone.

A book written by David Keys speculates that the climate changes contributed to various developments, such as the emergence of the Plague of Justinian, the decline of the Avars, the migration of Mongolian tribes towards the West, the end of the Sassanid Empire, the collapse of the Gupta Empire, the rise of Islam, the expansion of Turkic tribes.

In their new book, the architects of the Paris climate accords, Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac, lay out radical but hopeful alternatives for the future of humanityAuthor: Christiana Figueres And Tom Rivett-Carnac.

Set in an Australia ravaged by climate change, Alexis Wright’s richly strange, genre-bending The Swan Book () is a reminder that other.

What I like about Kolbert’s book is that it gives glimpses into what climate change actually means. She shows us disappearing villages, extinctions, changes in the migration patterns of animals and diseases and humans, and, in a cautionary scenario, the collapse of entire civilisations.

The book takes a hard look at the frightening realities of climate change, but concludes that humanity can still deal with this threat. Moreover, the book presents the existential challenge of climate change as a unique opportunity to build a more just world and to make ourselves better people.Dahr Jamail, author of The End of Ice, will give a free talk about the climate crisis and read from his book at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church in West Houston.

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