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Just Cool It!

The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do - A Post-Paris Agreement Game Plan

by (author) Ian Hanington & David Suzuki

Publisher
Greystone Books Ltd
Initial publish date
Apr 2017
Category
Environmental Conservation & Protection, Environmental Science
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781771642590
    Publish Date
    Apr 2017
    List Price
    $24.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781771642606
    Publish Date
    Apr 2017
    List Price
    $18.95

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A resounding post–Paris Agreement wake-up call about the urgency of the climate crisis that offers a range of practical solutions—and above all, hope.

Climate change is the most important crisis humanity has faced, but we still confront huge barriers to resolving it. So, what do we do, and is there hope for humanity? The problem itself is complex, and there’s no single solution. But by understanding the barriers to resolving global warming and by employing a wide range of solutions—from shifting to clean energy to planting trees to reforming agricultural practices—we can get the world back on track.

Just Cool It is David Suzuki at his most passionate. In this book, he offers a comprehensive look at the current state of climate science and knowledge and the many ways to resolve the climate crisis, imploring us to do what’s necessary to live in a better, cleaner future. When enough people demand action, change starts happening—and this time, it could be monumental.

About the authors

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Ian Hanington is a communications and editorial specialist for the David Suzuki Foundation. He has worked as a researcher, news reporter, opinion-column writer, critic, and editor for a variety of newspapers and magazines and was the editor of the Georgia Straight. He also teaches part-time in the professional writing program at Douglas College in New Westminster, B.C. He lives in Vancouver.

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Ian Hanington's profile page

Dr. David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation. He is Companion to the Order of Canada and a recipient of UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for science, the United Nations Environment Program medal, the 2009 Right Livelihood Award, and Global 500. Dr. Suzuki is Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and holds 27 honorary degrees from universities around the world. He is familiar to television audiences as host of the long-running CBC television program The Nature of Things, and to radio audiences as the original host of CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks, as well as the acclaimed series It's a Matter of Survival and From Naked Ape to Superspecies. His written work includes more than 52 books, 19 of them for children. Dr. Suzuki lives with his wife, Dr. Tara Cullis, and family in Vancouver, BC.

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