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Heat : How We Can Stop the Planet Burning -- Paperback
Heat : How We Can Stop the Planet Burning -- Paperback
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
Published Date : 2007/06
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780141026626

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Book Description
Table of Contents
 
Preface to the 2007 edition                        ix
Introduction: The Failure of Good Intentions       xix
    A Faustian Pact                                1  (19)
    The Denial Industry                            20 (23)
    A Ration of Freedom                            43 (16)
    Our Leaky Homes                                59 (20)
    Keeping the Lights On                          79 (21)
    How Much Energy Can Renewables Supply?         100(24)
    The Energy Internet                            124(18)
    A New Transport System                         142(28)
    Love Miles                                     170(19)
    Virtual Shopping                               189(15)
    Apocalypse Postponed                           204(13)
Organizations Campaigning to Reduce the Impact     217(4)
of Climate Change
Notes                                              221(50)
Acknowledgements                                   271(2)
Index                                              273
 

"Monbiot calls the politicians' bluff" - "Sunday Telegraph". Everyone's talking about climate change now. But do they really know what they're talking about? Luckily someone does. Here George Monbiot - riler of governments, scourge of big business and arch-enemy of climate change deniers everywhere - tells it like it really is. For the first time Heat cuts through the waffle, excuses, fudged figures and PR greenwashing to show us who's been talking hot air about going green, and what the real solutions are (they don't involve wind turbines on No.10 or planting a tree every time we fly). Instead, George takes us through what works, what doesn't and what the numbers actually mean to show how we can save the planet by putting pressure on the rich and powerful people who can really make a difference. "Easily the best of the latest climate change books" - Observer. "Scourge of the lying industry ...Monbiot is one of the best-informed people on the planet about climate change" - Scotsman. "A book that anyone who thinks they know what should be done about global warming must read" - John Gray. "George Monbiot writes about social change with eyes wide open".I never miss reading him" - Naomi Klein.