Down to the wire : confronting climate collapse / David W. Orr.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
xx, 261 pages ; 22 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Governance Late-night thoughts about democracy in the long emergency Leadership in the long emergency The carbon connection The spirit of connection Millennial hope Hope at the end of our tether The upshot : what is to be done?
The author looks at the causes and consequences of the coming climate destabilization, which he argues is the result of the largest political failure in history. While better technology and smarter economics are important to limit the eventual scope and scale of the problem, climate change will require basic changes in governance.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
K3585 .O77 2009
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