Bring on the Apocalypse: Six Arguments for Global Justice

Bring on the Apocalypse: Six Arguments for Global Justice

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By (author) George Monbiot

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  • Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 232mm x 24mm | 381g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2008
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1843546566
  • ISBN 13: 9781843546566
  • Sales rank: 326,276

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George Monbiot is admired for his unquenchable thirst for truth and an assured nose for spin. In this series of essays on money, religion, war, power, culture and nature, he explains why we are heading into an uncertain future in which peace and sound politics are paramount to our survival. From his attack on the countries that deny the existence of global warming to his rally against the injustices of the Iraq war, Monbiot turns his gaze on the aspects of modernity that most endanger the prevailing world order. With characteristic precision, he offers unassailable proof that the desecration of the resources on which we all depend threatens the peace, equality - and very existence - of humanity. Bring on the Apocalypse is an urgent wake-up call that we cannot afford to ignore.

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George Monbiot, 'one of the best-informed people on the planet' (John Burnside, Scotsman), is the author of Heat: How to Stop the Planet Burning, The Age of Consent and Captive State as well as a series of investigative travel books. A celebrated eco-activist, he was presented with a United Nations Global 500 Award for outstanding environmental achievement by Nelson Mandela. He has won several prizes for journalism, radio production and screenwriting and has received a large number of honorary degrees and visiting professorships. He is currently visiting professor of planning at Oxford Brookes.

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"'A dazzling command of science and a relentless faith in people... I never miss reading him.' Naomi Klein"