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Carbon footprint wars what might happen if we retreat from globalization?

Stuart. Sim

2009

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  • Title:
    Carbon footprint wars what might happen if we retreat from globalization?
  • Author: Stuart. Sim
  • Description: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Part I The Problems; 1 Introduction The Carbon Footprint Wars: What is at Stake?; 2 Global Warming: The Evidence For; 3 Global Warming: The Arguments Against; 4 The Globalization Paradigm: Defenders and Detractors; Part II The Solutions; 5 Reducing Our Carbon Footprint: Altering Lifestyles; 6 Living With Our Carbon Footprint: The Technological Response; Part III The Consequences; 7 Worst-Case Scenarios:Economic; 8 Worst-Case Scenarios:Socio-Political; 9 Worst-Case Scenarios: Technological and Environmental
    Part IV Reassessing Global Priorities10 Reconstructing Geopolitical Relationships: The Ethical Dimension; 11 Reconstructing Geopolitical Narratives: A Radical Democratic Globe?; 12 Conclusion: Survival, Disaster, Trade-Off; Postscript; Notes; Bibliography; Index
    Climate change is acknowledged to be the major problem currently facing the human race, and the need to reduce our carbon footprint becomes ever more urgent as the scientific predictions of the effects of climate change become increasingly dire. Whether we are fully aware of the social and political consequences of striving for a significant reduction is more questionable. The Carbon Footprint Wars identifies the many dangers inherent in the projected solutions - such as retreating from the spread of globalization, the current socio-economic paradigm for world trade. The war of words that is b
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (241 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-13658-5;ISBN 9786612136580;ISBN 0-7486-3767-2
  • Subjects: Global warming; Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects; Climatic changes -- Government policy; Globalization -- Economic aspects; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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