FDL Book Salon Welcomes Eli Kintisch, Hack the Planet: Science’s Best Hope – or Worst Nightmare – for Averting Climate Catastrophe

By: Sunday August 22, 2010 1:59 pm

Welcome Eli Kintisch, and Host Eric Pooley , author of The Climate War. [As a courtesy to our guests, please keep comments to the book.  Please take other conversations to a previous thread. - bev] Hack the Planet: Science’s Best Hope – or Worst Nightmare – for Averting Climate Catastrophe While the politicians in Washington [...]

 

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Eric Pooley, The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth

By: Sunday July 11, 2010 2:00 pm

For three years, former Time chief political correspondent Eric Pooley has followed the political fight over limiting the amount of carbon pollution emitted by the United States — and the Climate War is his blow-by-blow report from the front. Urgent and timely, the book is a behind-the-scenes page-turner for the green set, a detailed explanation of this country’s national inaction on carbon limits. It’s a rich story of scientists, schemers, politicos and hacks, but the main characters are three men who have tried — and up till now, failed — to forever change the way America uses energy and hopefully help stem global warming.

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