Down to the Wire ePub í Paperback Read ☆ David W Orr

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Down to the Wire ePub í Paperback Read ☆ David W. Orr æ David W Orr looks at the causes and conseuences of the coming climate destabilization which he argues is the result of the largest political failure in history While better technology and smarter economics are important to limit the eventual scope and scaleResult of the largest political failure in history While better technology and smarter economics are importan A little heavy on citations felt like a textbook at times Interesting points on rethinking economy obsessed with growth and a lot of good stuff on leadership and political will on climate Makes it clear hard problem is fundamental societal change and restructuring of government and economy vs simply swapping in solar panels for coal

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David W Orr looks at the causes and conseuences of the coming climate destabilization which he argues is the What I posted in Facebook Am reading David Orr Down to the Wire There is no better inuiry and explanation of the Climate Change Crisis Far than just another catalog of the ill's and problems DOrr adduces causes and effects not in a classically linear way but with the complex systems thinking that this issue needs to be grappled with There is no fluff in this book Neither are there overwrought histrionics Just clear thinking and uniue ways of parsing and understanding this monolithic fearsome thing Climate Change Accessible as well as solid in the thinking and the presentation of the issues it also has the rare uality of being written in an interesting way Poetry in Prose

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Down to the Wire Confronting Climate CollapseT to limit the eventual scope and scale of the problem climate change will reuire basic changes in governance Fantastic and lucid Doesn't shrink from the ugliness of likely scenarios yet remains hopeful with an interesting delineation made between optimism and hope Asserts the necessity of political action but also addresses ethics and spirituality capitalism and democracy Left it out on the counter at home in hopes that someone would pick it up and at least glance at my marginalia; not sure anyone did but even if this book ends up only preaching to the choir it'll be a moralizing and invigorating sermon not a fruitless effort