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The Earth is now desperately vulnerable; so are we. This gift-priced-and-sized book contains original, stimulating mini-essays about what is going wrong with our planet and about the greatest challenge of our century: how to save the Earth for us all. It is pithy, yet intellectually credible well-referenced, wry, yet deadly serious. An all-new U.S. edition--the U.K. edition has sold over 40,000 copies!
Researched and written by an eminent British architect, James Bruges, The Little Earth Book is a clarion call to action, a mind-boggling collection of mini-essays on today's most important environmental concerns, from global warming and poisoned food to economic growth, Third World debt, genes and "superbugs." Undogmatic but sure-footed, the style is light, explaining complex issues with easy language, illustrations and cartoons. Ideas are developed chapter by chapter, yet each one stands alone. It is an easy browse--equally at home bedside, in the bathroom or in a briefcase.
The Little Earth Book provides hope, with new ideas and examples of people swimming against the current, of bold ideas that work in practice. Did you know:
Packed with easy-to-digest information, James Bruges spells out, clearly, concisely and with alarming documentation just what we're up against and what must be done.,p>Presented in the same trim size as 50 Things You're Not Supposed To Know, this book continues Disinformation's line of value-priced, impulse purchase books.
Inhaltsangabe: Now in its fourth edition and newly updated, The Little Earth Book contains original and stimulating essays that reveal how desperately vulnerable planet earth is, and how the actions and apathy of mankind may continue to make matters even worse. Topics covered include Issues concerning water and cod fishing, the Kyoto Treaty, and third world debt, through to the international arms trade, farming and the widespread dependency on antibiotics. New chapters include features on topics as diverse as climate change, the growth of Islam and its impact on international relations, the rise of the multi-national corporation and moves towards globalisation, plus commentary on Full Spectrum Dominance the officially stated US policy of dominating the world in military and economic terms. The end result is a fascinating and thought-provoking read.
Titel: Little Earth Book
Verlag: Alastair Sawday Publishing
Zustand: very good
Buchbeschreibung Alastair Sawday Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used; Very Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. Though second-hand, the book is still in very good shape. Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. Buchnummer des Verkäufers CHL1430951
Buchbeschreibung Alastair Sawday Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0002391804
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Used: Very Good. very good clean copy .1st page is a little marked, rest is like new.sent next working day(sometimes even quicker) from the u/k 1st class. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0904EB2SCLS
Buchbeschreibung Alastair Sawday Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0000072934
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Used: Like New. like new condition. UNUSED. sent next working day from the u/k. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0113GWB0DEA
Buchbeschreibung Alastair Sawday Publishing. PAPERBACK. Buchzustand: Very Good. 190197023X. Buchnummer des Verkäufers NN0068520
Buchbeschreibung Alastair Sawday Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GD-221-X3-3899913