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Hell and High Water The Global Warming Solution

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ISBN-10: 0061172138

ISBN-13: 9780061172137

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joe Romm, Joe Romm

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Global warming is the story of the twenty-first century. It is the most serious issue facing the future of humankind, but American energy and environmental policy is driving the whole world down a path toward global catastrophe. According to Joseph Romm, we have ten years, at most, to start making sharp cuts to our greenhouse gas emissions, or we will face disastrous consequences. The good news, he writes, is that there is something we can do-but only if the leadership of the U.S. government acts immediately and asserts its influence on the rest of the world. Hell and High Water is nothing less than a wake-up call to the country. It is a searing critique of American environmental and…    
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Introduction
The Science and the Future
The Climate Beast
2000-2025: Reap the Whirlwind
2025-2050: Planetary Purgatory
2050-2100: Hell and High Water
The Politics and the Solution
How Climate Rhetoric Trumps Climate Reality
The Technology Trap and the American Way of Life
The Electrifying Solution
Peak Oil, Energy Security, and the Car of the Future
The U.S.-China Suicide Pact on Climate
Missing the Story of the Century
Conclusion: The End of Politics
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index