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    DescriptionRevealing extensive scientific evidence that the global warming crisis is far worse than officially indicated, this meticulously documented call-to-action argues that the planet is almost at the point of no return. From large ice sheets disintegrating and devastating losses of species to the promise that sea levels will rise more than 16 feet this century, this study shows that it is no longer a case of how much more can be "safely" emitted but whether emissions can be stopped completely before the Earth's climate is beyond human restoration. Demonstrating that these imperatives are incompatible with politics and a "business as usual" attitude, this survey illustrates how the environment faces a sustainability emergency that urgently requires a clear break from failure-inducing compromise.


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    Title
    Climate Code Red
    Subtitle
    The Case for Emergency Action
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Spratt, By (author) Philip Sutton
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781921372209
    ISBN 10: 1921372206
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ENV
    BIC subject category V2: RN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.3
    DC21: 577
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    DC22: 363.73874
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SCI026000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27610
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 363.738/74
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SCI042000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BISAC V2.8: POL044000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QC981.8.G56 S66 2008
    Thema V1.0: RN
    Publisher
    Scribe Publications
    Imprint name
    Scribe Publications
    Publication date
    01 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    VIC
    Author Information
    David Spratt is a climate policy analyst and cofounder of Carbon Equity, which advocates personal carbon allowances as the most fair and equitable means of rapidly reducing carbon emissions. He has extensive advocacy experience in the peace movement and in developing community campaign communication and marketing strategies. Philip Sutton is the convener of the Greenleap Strategic Institute, a nonprofit environmental strategy think tank and advisory organization promoting the achievement of global and local ecological sustainability. He is the founder and director of strategy for Green Innovations, the architect of the Victorian Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act, and a former president of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics.
    Review quote
    "Persuasive and very frightening overview of global warming" "--Publishers Weekly"