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The publication of this new book is timed for the lead up to the Climate Change Conference in Paris in December 2015 which aims to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate from all the nations in the world This book anticipates and will influence the debatesTime is running out but catastrophe is not inevitable Around the world people are now living with the conseuences of an altered climate with intensified and freuent sto. This is a pacy and engrossing read There is a story with tenuous hope but still with hope Some possible solutions to help slow climate change are raised They all reuire political will as well as dollars to be successful There are some good examples of lobbying and advocacy The science is very readable and there are lots of references to additional resources This is a book to read think about and then take actionI don t often read books as soon as they are released there are usually good reasons to delay like an e

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Rms wildfires droughts and floods For some it’s already a uestion of survival Drawing on the latest science Flannery gives a snapshot of the trouble we are in and crucially proposes a new way forward including rapidly progressing clean technologies and a “third way” of soft geo engineering Tim Flannery with his inimitable style makes this urgent issue compelling and accessible This is a must read for anyone interested in our global futu. I ve been meaning to read one of Tim Flannery s books for a long time I saw him give a talk at Melbourne Uni after the release of this book where from memory he talked about the importance of hope in messaging and educating in climate change and about many of the promising technologies currently being considered and developedI m already relatively strong on the science behind climate change I have a degree in climate science from Melbourne Uni and I also recently read Naomi Klein s book This Chan

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A decade ago Tim Flannery’s #1 international bestseller The Weather Makers was one of the first books to break the topic of climate change out into the general conversation Today Earth’s climate system is fast approaching a crisis Political leadership has not kept up and public engagement with the issue of climate change has declined Opinion is divided between technological optimists and pessimists who feel that catastrophe is inevitable. A roller coaster rideIn December this year the next United Nations Climate Change Conference will convene in Paris to make decisions on how to cap carbon emissions at a level that will ensure that global temperatures will rise by no than 2 Celcius compared to pre industrial levels This book is a summary of where we are now and an action plan for the future The book is heavily polemical very much Tim Flannery s personal attempt to influence the decision makers As a scientist and leading environmentalist of long The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline one The Accidental Activist of climate change Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions out into the general conversation Today Earth’s climate system is fast approaching a crisis Political leadership has not kept up and public engagement with the issue Brenda has a dragon in her blood of climate change has declined Opinion is divided between technological Divan Of Rudaki optimists and pessimists who feel that catastrophe is inevitable. A roller coaster rideIn December this year the next United Nations Climate Change Conference will convene in Paris to make decisions Choice Stories for Children on how to cap carbon emissions at a level that will ensure that global temperatures will rise by no than 2 Celcius compared to pre industrial levels This book is a summary Öbür Divan of where we are now and an action plan for the future The book is heavily polemical very much Tim Flannery s personal attempt to influence the decision makers As a scientist and leading environmentalist Summary of Homo Deus of long


10 thoughts on “Atmosphere of Hope

  1. says:

    It's been awhile since I read The Weather Makers How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth Since that time technology has changed and improved but the crisis we are facing has intensified Why is it we seem set on ignoring the facts before us? Ignorance is bliss perhaps?The first half or so of this new book is an update on the situation with where the planet is at now Deeply scary stuff Makes me want to go hide in

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    A roller coaster rideIn December this year the next United Nations Climate Change Conference will convene in Paris to make decisions on how to cap carbon emissions at a level that will ensure that global temperatur

  3. says:

    If you've been keeping up with developments in climate science and have a good handle on denier tactics there won't be much in the first two thirds of this book that's new to you If you haven't this is a solid primer The crux of the book is the last third which summarises efforts to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere looking at their readiness and cost and assessing how much of a part they might play in reducing t

  4. says:

    This is a pacy and engrossing read There is a story with tenuous hope but still with hope Some possible solutions to help slow climate change are raised They all reuire political will as well as dollars to be successful There are some good examples of lobbying and advocacy The science is very readable and there

  5. says:

    Published in 2015 Tim Flannery's Atmosphere of Hope is a largely a follow up to his 2005 work The Weather Makers Although I liked the entire book I especially enjoyed the chapters on adapting and geoengineering At the risk

  6. says:

    The main reason I bought this book is because I was hoping it would provide solution practical day to day actions that I could undertake to try to make a change I also love the fact that this edition is printed on recycled paperNow

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    It's now clear that the tools reuired to avoid a climate disaster already exist even if some of them reuire research and development Between deep rapid emissions cuts and third way technologies we can do itTrue to his title Tim Flannery ends o

  8. says:

    I’ve been meaning to read one of Tim Flannery’s books for a long time I saw him give a talk at Melbourne Uni

  9. says:

    I’ve got 40 pages left of this amazing and insightful book but can’t wait to recommend it to anyone who is conscious and concerned about our planet climate change global warming and what are really the causes potentia

  10. says:

    Despite the title I didn't find a good deal of hope here But i'm glad i read it as I know so very little on this subject and really should know I found it a good work in providing an introduction to this important topic though

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