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How Many Lightbulbs Does it Take to Change a Planet? 95 Ways to Save Planet Earth by Tony Juniper
  

How Many Lightbulbs Does it Take to Change a Planet? 95 Ways to Save Planet Earth

Tony Juniper

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The Director of ‘Friends of the Earth’ sets out his manifesto for what we need to do if we are to save this planet for future generations and stressing the fact that these changes need to start being made now. Fascinating reading that is passionately written and should be paid heed to.

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How Many Lightbulbs Does it Take to Change a Planet? 95 Ways to Save Planet Earth by Tony Juniper

The human world sits on the brink of potentially catastrophic environmental change. If we do not drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and start that process now, it is projected that in the second half of the 20th century the cost of climate damage could amount to a fifth of global GDP. The latest science confirms that there is now only a decade left for action. How Many Lightbulbs Does it Take to Change a Planet is a clarion call for urgent action in the face of environmental change that threatens to devastate human societies.In it, Tony Juniper, director of Friends of the Earth for England and Wales, presents his programme for staving off environmental, economic and social disaster. His '95 articles for comfort, security and survival' embrace actions needed to reduce carbon emissions and protect the Earth's natural ecosystems, measures required to establish sustainable farming methods and conserve agricultural biodiversity, and wider economic reforms needed to create a proper economic context for environmental sustainability and to make quality of life - rather than growth in GDP - the target outcome of economic activity. Passionately written and cogently argued, How Many Lightbulbs Does it Take to Change a Planet is essential reading for anyone who cares about the world our children will inherit.

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It would be hard not to find much to agree with...he is not afraid to think big - Daily MailHis proposals for global strategies are thoughtful, idealistic, rational and pure of heart - The TimesPassionate and thought-provoking - The Good Book GuideHis manifesto contains ideas that are so rational, thoughtful and obvious that you are surprised that they are not already up and running - Sunday Tribune

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Paperback

Author

Tony Juniper
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Publisher

Quercus Publishing Plc

Publication date

10th January 2008

ISBN

9781847243713

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