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

Author: Hawken, Paul (Edt)

Publisher: Penguin Books

Format:Softcover

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Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming : 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 collectively on a global scale over the next thirty years, they represent a credible path forward, not just to slow the earth's warming but to reach drawdown, that point in time when greenhouse gases in the atmosphere peak and begin to decline. These measures promise cascading benefits to human health, security, prosperity, and well-being - giving us every reason to see this planetary crisis as an opportunity to create a just and livable world.


Category   Subject
Business & Economics   Environmental Economics
Science   Environmental Science
Political Science   Public Policy

ISBN 13:9780143130444
ISBN 10:0143130447
Format:Softcover
Language:English
Pages:240
Size:10.88" l x 8.48" w x 0.67" h
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