The Burning Question

The Burning Question

We Can't Burn Half the World's Oil, Coal and Gas. So How Do We Quit?

Book - 2013
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"The Burning Question reveals climate change to be the most urgent scientific, political and social puzzle in history. It shows that carbon emissions are still accelerating upwards, following an exponential curve that goes back centuries. Tackling global warming will mean persuading the world to abandon oil, coal and gas reserves worth many trillions of dollars. The burning question is whether that can be done. What mix of politics, psychology, economics and technology might be required? Are the energy companies massively overvalued, and how will carbon cuts affect the global economy? Will we wake up to the threat in time? And who can do what to make it all happen?"--Page 4 of cover.
Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia : Greystone Books, [2013]
ISBN: 9781771640077
Branch Call Number: 333.79 BERNERS-LEE
Characteristics: xvi, 268 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Clark, Duncan (Duncan Antony), - Author


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Oct 20, 2017

This book is reccomended by the Library Journal Review of the preposterous book
"The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels" by Alex Epstein, as an alternative to that book. This is the first time I have ever seen the Library Journal reccomend a book as an alternative to read because the book they were reviewing was so incorrect.


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