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In his book, Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth about the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity, James Hansen, often called the father of global warming, talks about the science and the mechanisms that drive global warming in a way that makes it relatively easy for readers to understand.
Geoengineering, the deliberate large-scale intervention in the Earth’s natural systems to counteract climate change, could be a key element in avoiding or at least postpone, the displacement and destruction that a warmer world will bring, and cool our planet until we are able to stop burning fossil fuels.
The sociologist Antony Giddens published his book ‘The Politics of Climate Change’ almost a year after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, which almost brought down the world’s financial system. With the financial crisis still unfolding,[…]