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The Burning Question free pdf "The Burning Question" reveals climate change to be the most fascinating scientific, political and social puzzle in history. It shows that carbon emissions are still accelerating upwards, following an exponential curve that goes back centuries. One reason is that saving energy is like squeezing a balloon: reductions in one place lead to increases elsewhere. Another reason is that clean energy sources don't in themselves slow the rate of fossil fuel extraction.
Tackling global warming will mean persuading the world to abandon oil, coal and gas reserves worth many trillions of dollars -- at least until we have the means to put carbon back in the ground. The burning question is whether that can be done. What mix of politics, psychology, economics and technology might be required? Are the energy companies massively overvalued, and how will carbon-cuts affect the global economy? Will we wake up to the threat in time? And who can do what to make it all happen?

About Mike Berners-Lee

Mike Berners-Lee is a leading carbon consultant and author of "How Bad Are Bananas."Duncan Clark is a "Guardian" environment journalist and author of various successful books, including "The Rough Guide to Green Living." Both live in the U.K.

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Author : Mike Berners-Lee
Publisher : Greystone Books
Data Published : 15 October 2013
ISBN : 1771640073
EAN : 9781771640077
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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