Heat: how to stop the planet burning

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Allen Lane, 2006 - Nature - 276 pages
34 Reviews
In HEAT, George Monbiot shows that it can. It now seems certain that we need a 90% cut in our emissions by 2030 to prevent runaway climate change from taking place. For the first time, this book explains how the cut could be achieved without bringing the civilization we know to an end. Combining his unique knowledge of political campaigning and environmental science, Monbiot analyses the potential of energy efficiency, renewable resources, carbon burial, nuclear power and new transport and building systems to discover what works, what doesn't, what costs the least and what needs to be done to make change happen. Is individual abstinence futile when others are lighting their houses with a million lightbulbs every Christmas? How much can be done when the climate change deniers are so vocal?

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Review: Heat: How to Stop the Planet From Burning

User Review  - Edward Kidder - Goodreads

Monbiot argues emissions must be reduced 90% by 2030 and shows how we can do it in several areas. Well written with passion and humor. Cement was a surprise. A ton of CO2 for a ton of cement cured ... Read full review

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User Review  - Betsy Stubblefield - Goodreads

This is an essential book for anyone who cares about the planet and social justice... so that should be everyone. Read full review

Contents

A Faustian Pact
1
The Denial Industry
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A Ration of Freedom
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Copyright

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