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The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change: The Science, the Solutions, the Way Forward

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Just as the need for action on climate change becomes more urgent and overwhelming, the campaign to deny that humans are causing it has gained more traction. This completely new book meets the skeptics head on, offering a guide to the science, an insight into the politics of climate justice, and a clear sense of the way forward.

Danny Chivers is a freelance carbon analyst a
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published March 22nd 2011 by New Internationalist (first published March 1st 2011)
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Pluviann
Jan 15, 2013 Pluviann rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone interested in politics, the environment, fairness and freedom.
This is an excellent introductory text on climate change. Danny Chivers has a clear and readable style; I was able to read the whole thing, including the dry numbers sections, and stay interested in the facts. Text-boxes and bullet-points through out help break up the text and Chivers has a good sense of humour that keeps things from getting too depressing. The situation outlined here is depressing, but by the end I was feeling hopeful that there was something I could do about it.

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Sean
As a short introductory text on the issue of climate change I don’t think this book can be beaten. The ‘no-nonsense’ book series, which obviously includes this one, attempts to quickly and succinctly offer a broad overview of a topic with the lay reader in mind. As such this book is not a science book but rather a book about a scientific issue - the book actually offers a pretty holistic introduction to climate change i.e. is it real? Did we do it? Why haven’t we fixed it yet?

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Danny Chivers is a freelance carbon analyst and environmental writer. He recently created for The Guardian newspaper an online carbon calculator encapsulating all of the UK’s emissions – and is working on one that will do the same for the US. He is also a prominent performance poet.
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