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Down to the wire : confronting climate collapse / David W. Orr.

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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 363.34 ORR (Text) 39231032900777 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: xx, 261 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Governance -- Late-night thoughts about democracy in the long emergency -- Leadership in the long emergency -- Carbon connection -- Spirit of connection -- Millennial hope -- Hope at the end of our tether -- Upshot : what is to be done?
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The author looks at the causes and consequences of the coming climate destabilization, which he argues is the result of the largest political failure in history. While better technology and smarter economics are important to limit the eventual scope and scale of the problem, climate change will require basic changes in governance.
Subject: Climatic changes

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