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Now or Never By Tim Flannery

Now or Never

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Utilizing the most up-to-the-minute data available, the internationally acclaimed author of "The Weather Makers" returns to the subject of climate change with a book that is at once a forceful call to action and a deeply (and often surprisingly) pragmatic road map toward sustainability.
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Now or Never by Tim Flannery

In Now or Never, the internationally acclaimed author of The Weather Makers returns to the subject of climate change with a book that is at once a forceful call to action and a deeply (and often surprisingly) pragmatic roadmap toward sustainability. Utilizing the most up-to-the-minute data available, Tim Flannery offers a guided tour of the environmental challenges we face and their potential solutions in both the big picture and in specific detail. He explores everything from techniques for storing the carbon that dead plants release into the earth to the fragile balancing act between energy demands and food supply in India and China, from carbon-trading schemes in South America to a recent collaboration between a Danish wind-energy company and an automobile manufacturer that may produce a viable electric car and end the reign of big oil. Now or Never is a powerful, thought-provoking, and essential book about the most urgent issue of our time. It burns with Flannery's characteristic mix of passion, scientific precision, and "offhand interdisciplinary brilliance" (Entertainment Weekly).

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Now or Never Reviews


"Shocking . . . [Flannery] writes for a general audience with passion and clarity." -- Jim Hansen
"With scientific gravitas, complemented by the skillful use of layman's language, Tim Flannery paints a serious picture of the planet's future." -- Sir Richard Branson

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GOR009991154
Now or Never by Tim Flannery
Tim Flannery
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
2009-10-15
167
0802118984
9780802118981
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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