Climate of Hope

Climate of Hope

How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet

Book - 2017
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"In 2006, the documentary An Inconvenient Truth set off a heated political debate when it threatened that inaction on climate change would lead to a dark and frightening future by 2016. Well, that ten-year window has closed--and we have neither resolved the threats to our climate, nor gone past the point of no return. To Mayor Bloomberg and Carl Pope, it's clear that to treat climate change as either a lost cause or a non-issue is the wrong approach"-- Provided by publihser.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781250142078
1250142075
9781250142092
Characteristics: 264 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Pope, Carl - Author

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johnulee
Jan 12, 2018

Pretty good elaboration as to what is actually happening, i.e. confirming data about where excess pollution and dangerous heating gasses exist... and then what is actually being done by corporations and governments to change their practices by being more efficient. The biggest problem this movement has in its framing as global warming (even though that is the ultimate result). In todays world of antagonistic politics shading everything, it is nice to know that companies understand the value of becoming more efficient and then acting on it... for everyones benefit.

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kpelish
Nov 13, 2017

There's a bit of humble-bragging by both men about the roles they've played in leading the fight against climate change. That said, people interested in better understanding the considerable clout that cities, mayors, and ordinary coalitions can have--regardless of the Republican party's attempt to dismantle environmental protections--will enjoy this book and its message of perseverance.

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StarGladiator
Jun 28, 2017

This is the same biollionaire idiot who appointed sleazoid jobs-offshoring maniac Jack Welch as his // education czar \\ when he was NYC's mayor?!?!?!?!

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