Alligators in the Arctic and How to Avoid Them
Climate change is a matter of extreme urgency. Integrating science and economics, this book demonstrates the need for measures to put a strict lid on cumulative carbon emissions and shows how to implement them. Using the carbon budget framework, it reveals the shortcomings of current policies and the debates around…
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Fifty million years ago, alligators lived north of the Arctic Circle.
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In this sophisticated yet readable book, Peter Dorman lays out the political economy of climate change, explaining why to address this unprecedented threat we must redress the inequalities of wealth and power that plague modern society.
The bad news is that this will be hard work; the good news is that it is possible. Dorman’s book is a tour…
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