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Orr, David W., 1944-
Down to the wire : confronting climate collapse / David W. Orr
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QC981.8.C5 O77 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Climatic changes
Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects
Physical Description xx, 261 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references ([p. 221]-247) and index
Summary The author looks at the causes and consequences of the coming climate destabilization, which he argues is the result of the largest political failure in history. While better technology and smarter economics are important to limit the eventual scope and scale of the problem, climate change will require basic changes in governance
Contents Governance -- Late-night thoughts about democracy in the long emergency -- Leadership in the long emergency -- Carbon connection -- Spirit of connection -- Millennial hope -- Hope at the end of our tether -- Upshot : what is to be done?

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