Climate Wars: How Peak Oil and the Climate Crisis Will Change Canada (and Our Lives)

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Random House of Canada, Aug 18, 2009 - Political Science - 320 pages
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From one of the world’s great geopolitical analysts, a terrifying glimpse of the none-too-distant future, when climate change will force the world’s powers into a desperate struggle for advantage and even survival.

Dwindling resources. Massive population shifts. Natural disasters. Spreading epidemics. Drought. Rising sea levels. Plummeting agricultural yields. Crashing economies. Political extremism. These are some of the expected consequences of runaway climate change in the decades ahead, and any of them could tip the world towards conflict. Prescient, unflinching, and based on exhaustive research and interviews, Climate Wars promises to be one of the most important books of the coming years.

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CLIMATE WARS: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats

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Unsettling scenarios depicting the world in the next 50 years, similar to the current planet but significantly hotter.Rising from 280 parts per million at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution ... Read full review

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An Inevitable Crisis
United States 2029
We Can Fix This
A Happy Tale
Canada 2055
Fanergency Measures
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Gwynne Dyer has served in the Canadian, British and American navies. He holds a Ph.D. in war studies from the University of London, has taught at Sandhurst and served on the Board of Governors of Canada’s Royal Military College. Dyer writes a syndicated column that appears in more than 175 newspapers around the world.

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