Clean Energy Common Sense: An American Call to Action on Global Climate Change

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2010 - Political Science - 106 pages
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Inspired by Thomas Paine's classic, Common Sense, Frances Beinecke provides a concise account of what is at stake in the climate change debate. The impact of global climate change extends beyond environmental destruction. She challenges all Americans to demand a clean and sustainable energy future before it is too late. Doing so will help put Americans back to work, reduce our reliance on foreign oil, and create a healthier planet, for ourselves and our children.
 

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Contents

Fire and Ice
15
Cradle of Peril
31
Putting Americans Back to Work
57
Our World Our Time
83
One CitizenS Appeal
101
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Frances Beinecke is president of the Natural Resources Defense Council Inc., a nonprofit, nonpartisan international environmental advocacy organization with 1.3 million members. She resides in New York City. Bob Deans, NRDC's Federal Communications Director, is a long-time Washington, D.C. journalist and the author of The River Where America Began: A Journey along the James. He resides in Bethesda, Maryland.

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