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  • Published: 3 September 2007
  • ISBN: 9780141900742
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

Heat

How We Can Stop The Planet Burning


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Started to worry about just how hot our world is going to get, and whether you can do anything about it? As the effect of climate change grows by the day, so does the amount of hot air and bluster spouted by politicians and businessmen on what we should do about it. What with the excuses, the lies, the fudged figures, the PR greenwashing and the downright misinformation on the power of everything from wind turbines to carbon trading, when it comes to saving the world, most people don't know what they're talking about.



Luckily, George Monbiot - scourge of big business, riler of governments, arch-enemy of climate change deniers everywhere - does. Packed with killer facts and inspiring ideas, shot through with passion and underlined by brilliant investigative journalism, with a copy of Heat you really can protect the planet.



'I defy you to read this book and not feel motivated to change' The Times
%%%Started to worry about just how hot our world is going to get, and whether you can do anything about it? As the effect of climate change grows by the day, so does the amount of hot air and bluster spouted by politicians and businessmen on what we should do about it. What with the excuses, the lies, the fudged figures, the PR greenwashing and the downright misinformation on the power of everything from wind turbines to carbon trading, when it comes to saving the world, most people don't know what they're talking about.
Luckily, George Monbiot - scourge of big business, riler of governments, arch-enemy of climate change deniers everywhere - does. Packed with killer facts and inspiring ideas, shot through with passion and underlined by brilliant investigative journalism, with a copy of Heat you really can protect the planet.
'I defy you to read this book and not feel motivated to change' The Times

  • Pub date: 3 September 2007
  • ISBN: 9780141900742
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

About the Author

George Monbiot

A few years ago, George Monbiot was persona non grata in seven countries and had a life sentence in absentia in Indonesia. He is now a bestselling author, columnist for the Guardian and Visiting Professor at the School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes University. In 1995 Nelson Mandela presented him with a United Nations Global 500 Award for outstanding environmental achievement. His books include Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain and, most recently, The Age of Consent: A Manifesto for a New World Order. His website, www.monbiot.com, is the world's seventh-ranked comment site and holds an archive of his articles.

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