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Carbon War

Global Warming and the End of the Oil Era, 1st Edition

By Jeremy Leggett

Routledge

360 pages

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Paperback: 9780415931021
pub: 2001-03-13
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First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reviews

"One of the fascinations of this book is that the politics, although global, are also very personal…There is much to learn here. How enriching it can be, for example, to be an anti-global-warming advocate.

Deborah Woodcock, Professional Geographer."

"Exciting.fiery.revealing. Leggett provides ample evidence, much of it drawn from first-hand experience." -- The Economist

"Leggett is an excellent storyteller.a must-read for anyone interested in how human activities affect our environment." -- London Sunday Times

"An extremely valuable piece of work.a wonderful and most important contribution." -- Ross Gelbspan, author of The Heat is On

"The best book yet about the politics of global warming." -- John Gribbin, Sunday Times

"Jeremy Leggett…is one of the half-dozen experts most responsible for putting the climate change issue on the international agenda." -- Mark Hertsgaard, Washington Post

"Exciting.fiery.revealing. Leggett provides ample evidence, much of it drawn from first-hand experience." -- The Economist

"As compelling as a good thriller, the book deftly describes the machinations of what Leggett calls 'the carbon club' or "the foot soldiers for the fossil-fuel industries." -- Publishers Weekly

"For most teens, this clearly written, fact-packed, and passionate book will be a demanding read, but it offers a wealth of information for those interested in understanding the workings of the real world, and its thorough index will make it an excellent resource for research on global warming and the history of the issue." -- School Library Journal

"An extremely valuable piece of work.a wonderful and most important contribution." -- Ross Gelbspan, author of The Heat is On

"The best book yet about the politics of global warming." -- John Gribbin, Sunday Times

"As compelling as a good thriller, the book deftly describes the machinations of what Leggett calls 'the carbon club' or 'the foot soldiers for the fossil-fuel industries'." -- Publishers Weekly

"Jeremy Leggett…is one of the half-dozen experts most responsible for putting the climate change issue on the international agenda." -- Mark Hertsgaard, Washington Post

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General