Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

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If you're going to have or give only one book on Global Warming - this is the one!

Brand: PENGUIN

Edition: First Edition

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  • PENGUIN

Number Of Pages: 256

Publisher: Penguin Books

Release Date: 18-04-2017

Details: • New York Times bestseller 

The 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers around the world

“At this point in time, the Drawdown book is exactly what is needed; a credible, conservative solution-by-solution narrative that we can do it. Reading it is an effective inoculation against the widespread perception of doom that humanity cannot and will not solve the climate crisis. Reported by-effects include increased determination and a sense of grounded hope.” —Per Espen Stoknes, Author, What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming 


“There’s been no real way for ordinary people to get an understanding of what they can do and what impact it can have. There remains no single, comprehensive, reliable compendium of carbon-reduction solutions across sectors. At least until now. . . . The public is hungry for this kind of practical wisdom.” —David Roberts, Vox


“This is the ideal environmental sciences textbook—only it is too interesting and inspiring to be called a textbook.” —Peter Kareiva, Director of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA


In the face of widespread fear and apathy, an international coalition of researchers, professionals, and scientists have come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. One hundred techniques and practices are described here—some are well known; some you may have never heard of. They range from clean energy to educating girls in lower-income countries to land use practices that pull carbon out of the air. The solutions exist, are economically viable, and communities throughout the world are currently enacting them with skill and determination. If deployed collective

EAN: 9780143130444

Package Dimensions: 10.6 x 8.3 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English