The Great Disruption: How the Climate Crisis Will Transform the Global Economy

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A&C Black, 2 feb. 2012 - 304 páginas
We have entered a period of great crisis and change, a synchronised, related crash of the economy and the ecosystem, with food shortages, climate catastrophes, massive economic change and global geopolitical instability. Gilding argues that this is a chance to replace our addiction to growth with an ethic of sustainability.
 

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Gilding is the latest in a long line of doomsayers: Chicken Little, Malthus, The Club of Rome, Paul Ehrlich, IPCC, .... It is unlikely his thesis will be the first proven correct. Leer reseña completa

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Since the consequences of not cutting growth and addressing climate change are so bad then, he reasons, we will over come them by just such and effort that England and the US undertook in WWII. I am skeptical. Much has been made of England's undertaking, but what of Germany and Japan? Leer reseña completa

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Paul Gilding is an advocate for sustainability and climate change who has dedicated his life to campaigning for a balanced use of Earth's limited resources. His thirty-five years of experience include a stint as the global head of Greenpeace, consultancies with both global corporations and community-based NGO, and more. He lives in Australia.

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