The Carbon War: Global Warming and the End of the Oil Era

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Psychology Press, 2001 - Nature - 341 pages
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Offers an inside look at the politics and science surrounding global warming; efforts by the oil, gas, and automobile industries to refute environmental research findings; and international attempts to pass environmental legislation.
  

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User Review  - Christopher Lascelles - Goodreads

Jeremy Leggett has done great things for our planet by bringing the climate warming issues we face to the attention of the business community. He will be remembered for it. While the book says what it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laurie - Goodreads

great little review of carbon politics in the 90s... nice little intro (for me) into the insurance world, which i thought of often during the 04/5 hurricane seasons. if someone know of a more recent book on that area, please let me know. Read full review

Contents

The Price of Oil
29
The Road to Rio
75
Blown Cover
102
Burned by Warming
24
Excess of Loss 151
51
A Mandate Delivered 185
85
A Discernible Human Influence
118
Cracks Appear in the Carbon Club
145
A Crime Against Humanity
159
The Day of the Atmosphere
190
Epilogue 311
222
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Dr. Jeremy Leggett is Director of Science at Greenpeace, United Kingdom. His numerous articles on environmental issues and science policy have appeared in a broad range of publications, including New Scientist, The Guardian, The Independent, The Times, The Sunday Times, and The Observer.

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