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363.73874 M
Edition
First edition.
Descript.
xi, 351 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-336) and index.
Contents
The architects of misinformation and misdirection -- The climate wars -- The "crying Indian" and the birth of the deflection campaign -- It's YOUR fault -- Put a price on it. Or not -- Sinking the competition -- The non-solution solution -- The truth is bad enough -- Meeting the challenge.
Summary
"Recycle. Fly less. Eat less meat. These are some of the tactics that we've been told can slow climate change. But most of these recommendations are a result of a multi-pronged marketing campaign that has succeeded in placing the responsibility for fixing climate change squarely on the shoulders of individuals. Fossil fuel companies have followed the example of other industries deflecting blame (think "guns don't kill people, people kill people") or greenwashing (think of the beverage industry's "Crying Indian" commercials of the 1980s). Meanwhile, they've blocked efforts to regulate or price carbon emissions, run PR campaigns aimed at discrediting viable alternatives, and have abdicated their responsibility in fixing the problem they've created. The result has been disastrous for our planet. In The New Climate War, Mann argues that all is not lost. He draws the battle lines between the people and the polluters--fossil fuel companies, right-wing plutocrats, and petrostates. And he outlines a plan for forcing our governments and corporations to wake up and make real change, including: a common-sense, attainable approach to carbon tax-- an overhaul of the flawed Green New Deal; allowing renewable energy to compete fairly against fossil fuels debunking the false narratives and arguments that have worked their way into the climate debate and driven a wedge between even those who support climate change solutions how to combat climate doomism With immensely powerful vested interests aligned in defense of the fossil fuel status quo, the societal tipping point won't happen without the active participation of citizens everywhere aiding in the collective push forward. This book will reach, inform, and enable citizens everywhere to join this battle for our planet"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
Title
Fight to take back our planet
ISBN/ISSN
9781541758230
1541758234
40030364766
Call #
363.73874 G
Edition
First edition.
Descript.
257 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-246) and index.
Contents
Introduction: 51 billion to zero --Why zero? --This will be hard --Five questions to ask in every climate conversation --How we plug in --How we make things --How we grow things --How we get around --How we keep cool and stay warm --Adapting to a warmer world --Why government policies matter --A plan for getting to zero --What each of us can do --Afterword: Climate change and COVID-19.
Summary
"Bill Gates shares what he's learned in more than a decade of studying climate change and investing in innovations to address the problems, and sets out a vision for how the world can build the tools it needs to get to zero greenhouse gas emissions. Bill Gates explains why he cares so deeply about climate change and what makes him optimistic that the world can avoid the most dire effects of the climate crisis. Gates says, "We can work on a local, national, and global level to build the technologies, businesses, and industries to avoid the worst impacts of climate change." His interest in climate change is a natural outgrowth of the efforts by his foundation to reduce poverty and disease. Climate change, according to Gates, will have the biggest impact on the people who have done the least to cause it. As a technologist, he has seen firsthand how innovation can change the world. By investing in research, inventing new technologies, and by deploying them quickly at large scale, Gates believes climate change can be addressed in meaningful ways. According to Gates, "to prevent the worst effects of climate change, we have to get to net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases. This problem is urgent, and the debate is complex, but I believe we can come together to invent new carbon-zero technologies, deploy the ones we have, and ultimately avoid a climate catastrophe""-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9780385546133 (hardcover)
Call #
LT 363.73874 G
Edition
First large print edition.
Descript.
370 pages (large print): illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
large print rda
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: 51 billion to zero --Why zero? --This will be hard --Five questions to ask in every climate conversation --How we plug in --How we make things --How we grow things --How we get around --How we keep cool and stay warm --Adapting to a warmer world --Why government policies matter --A plan for getting to zero --What each of us can do --Afterword: Climate change and COVID-19.
Summary
"Bill Gates shares what he's learned in more than a decade of studying climate change and investing in innovations to address the problems, and sets out a vision for how the world can build the tools it needs to get to zero greenhouse gas emissions. Bill Gates explains why he cares so deeply about climate change and what makes him optimistic that the world can avoid the most dire effects of the climate crisis. Gates says, "We can work on a local, national, and global level to build the technologies, businesses, and industries to avoid the worst impacts of climate change." His interest in climate change is a natural outgrowth of the efforts by his foundation to reduce poverty and disease. Climate change, according to Gates, will have the biggest impact on the people who have done the least to cause it. As a technologist, he has seen firsthand how innovation can change the world. By investing in research, inventing new technologies, and by deploying them quickly at large scale, Gates believes climate change can be addressed in meaningful ways. According to Gates, "to prevent the worst effects of climate change, we have to get to net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases. This problem is urgent, and the debate is complex, but I believe we can come together to invent new carbon-zero technologies, deploy the ones we have, and ultimately avoid a climate catastrophe""-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9780593215777
059321577X
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