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Climate wars

Gwynne Dyer

Climate wars

the fight for survival as the world overheats

by Gwynne Dyer

  • 213 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Oneworld in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Security,
  • Environmental degradation,
  • Forecasting,
  • Geophysics,
  • Strategic culture,
  • Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGwynne Dyer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE140 .D94 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 297 pages
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27224130M
    ISBN 101851687424, 1851687181
    ISBN 109781851687428, 9781851687183
    OCLC/WorldCa437306066

      "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars" is the interesting and revealing story of the fossil fuel industries assault on the science of global warming and its quest to undermine the policies devised to address it/5. Does Climate Change Cause More War? A new paper questions the growing body of evidence that weather fluctuations can prompt wars, but researchers have doubts about its value. Robinson Meyer.

    Climate Wars () ISBN ( 8-part miniseries) was adapted from his book War by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and was broadcast in 45 countries including by the BBC and PBS. The third part of the series titled The Profession of Arms was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary : Ap (age 76), St. John's, Newfoundland. There is a probability of wars, including even nuclear wars, if temperatures rise two to three degrees Celsius. Once that happens, all hope of international cooperation to curb emissions and stop the warming goes out the window. As this is a book about the political and strategic conse-quences of climate change, for the basic science and someFile Size: KB.

      Climate Wars Why People Will Be Killed in the Twenty-first Century (Book): Welzer, Harald: "Struggles over drinking water, new outbreaks of mass violence, ethnic cleansing, civil wars in the earth2s poorest countries, endless flows of refugees: these are the new conflicts and forces shaping the world of the 21st century. They no longer hinge on ideological rivalries between great powers but. Climate Wars is his first novel, and the first in the Burning Earth series, which is a planned five-book story arc depicting the lives of people trying to survive the catastrophic impact of the planet’s environmental collapse. Length: pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced 5/5(1).


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Bold, unflinching, and based on extensive research, Climate Wars is an essential guide to the future of our planet that grippingly reveals just how far world powers are likely to go to ensure their own survival in an increasingly hostile environment/5(25).

This one, entitled `Climate Wars' is a bit misleading, for the book is about how possible causes of war in the 21st century can arise from the effects of climate change, not wars about climate per se, there's a subtle difference; the book's sub-title `Why people will be killed in the 21st Century' acknowledges this/5(8).

Climate Wars. From one of the world’s great geopolitical analysts, a terrifying glimpse of the none-too-distant future, when climate change will force the world’s powers into a desperate struggle for advantage and even survival. Dwindling resources.

Massive population shifts/5. Climate Wars dedicates a considerable amount of time in the beginning to various future war scenarios that could happen as resources become scarce as the Earth warms. But, it eventually drops that angle altogether and focuses on past, present, and future climate science, as Cited by:   "Climate Wars: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats has been called 'a truly important and timely book,' but I'd go further.

I'll say this may be the most important book you'll read this year." Mickey Z. Planet GreenBrand: Oneworld Publications. In "Climate Wars," Dyer attempts to apply his exceptional understanding of military and policy decision making to an inter-relationship with climate change/global warming.

The idea that nations will use military force to stem the influx of "climate refugees" from environmentally ravaged countries or to wage war for rapidly depleting resources is a frightening concept worth exploring.4/5(4).

"De klimaatoorlogen" is a book about war and why climate change may cause more war in the coming centuries. It studies the history of human kind and analyses the causes and outcomes of different wars at different times.

Unlike what you might expect from the title, the book is mostly about wars and not so much about climate change/5. Energy and Climate Wars: How naive politicians, green ideologues, and media elites are undermining the truth about energy and climate Glover, Peter C., Economides, Michael J.

This is a great book to get an understanding of the political war being waged over the climate change issue today, as well as a bit about how science works. It is not intended to explain climate science, although it does cover some of the techniques used in putting together an estimate of earth’s surface temperature over the past years (the so-called “hockey stick”).Cited by: Climate Wars: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats has been called 'a truly important and timely book, ' but I'd go further.

I'll say this may be the most important book you'll read this year. Mickey Z-- "Planet Green" Dyer has a gift for providing a unique perspective on war and conflict/5(42).

Prescient, unflinching, and based on exhaustive research and interviews, Climate Wars promises to be one of the most important books of the coming years.

What people are saying - Write a review 3/5(2). Prescient and unflinching, Climate Wars will be one of the most important books of the coming years. Read it and find out what we’re heading for. Read it and find out what we’re heading for.

'Gwynne Dyer's brilliant analysis, in Climate Wars, of the geopolitical conflicts that may unfold over the next few decades — even if we do get serious about global warming — is almost too fearsome to absorb.

Climate Wars argues that only Labor, the party with a proven track record for national reform, has the plan and the will to ensure bold action before it is too late. Mark Butler He has also held the ministries of Mental Health, Housing, Homelessness, Social Inclusion, Climate Change and.

"In The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars, Michael Mann presents his conviction that climate change is real and potentially deadly, and defends his now famous 'Hockey Stick Graph.' A truly readable book on a topic that will remain evergreen.".

The core problem with climate changes is not sea level rise or bio-diversity; it is food supply. We are just barely able to feed the current six-and-a-half billion people on the planet, thanks to the Green Revolution and a shift to very energy-intensive agriculture.

At 2 degrees hotter, many hundreds of millions are at risk but, with global cooperation and a switch away from meat production. The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines is a book about climate change by the American climatologist and geophysicist Michael E.

: Michael E. Mann. Editions for Climate Wars: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: This book does a superb job of detailing the merging realities of climate/energy. These realities are not pretty.” — Dennis Bushnell, chief scientist, NASA Langley “Anyone still complacent about climate change will find Climate Wars instructive and disturbing.

These articulate insights into climate geopolitics by Gwynne Dyer are an /5(42). Climate Wars argues that only Labor, the party with a proven track record for national reform, has the plan and the will to ensure bold action before it is too late." Energy and Climate Wars Peter C. Glover,Michael J.

Economides — Political Science. Climate change has far-reaching consequences for the living conditions of peoples around the world: inhabitable spaces shrink, scarce resources become scarcer, injustices grow deeper, not only between North and South but also between generations, storing up material for new social tensions and giving rise to violent conflicts, civil wars and 4/5(1).

Dr, Mann's book details the powerful evidence supporting climate change as well as the relentless attempts by climate deniers to distort climate science and attack those who are speaking the truth about it. Jerry Brown, governor of California A very entertaining book that winds its way through the thicket of climate science and politics.

Gwynne Dyer has made the best and most plausible set of guesses I have yet seen about the human consequences of climate change, of how drought and heat may ignite wars, even nuclear wars, around the globe.” James Lovelock, award-winning scientist, inventor, and originator of /5(42).Climate Wars – Part Two.

Global warming is moving much more quickly than scientists thought it would. Even if the biggest current and prospective emitters – the United States, China and India – were to slam on the brakes today, the earth would continue to heat up for decades.