George Monbiot is one of the world's most influential radical thinkers. Celebrated for both their originality and the depth of their research, his Guardian columns are syndicated all over the world. His website - www.monbiot.com - receives a quarter of a million hits a month.
He is the author of the bestselling books Captive State and The Age of Consent, as well as the investigative travel books Poisoned Arrows, Amazon Watershed and No Man's Land. Among the many prizes he has won is the UN Global 500 award for outstanding environmental achievement, presented to him by Nelson Mandela. He is visiting professor at the school of the built environment, Oxford Brookes University.
I am deeply impressed by both the quantity and quality of the research that has gone into this tightly-argued and well-thought-through book. Read morePublished on 15 April 2013 by Forager
George Monbiot, renowned for his capable and coherent work for The Guardian, managed to produce a text of exemplary quality. Read morePublished on 29 May 2012 by L. S. Bozhinov
Great book , found it hard to put down and will buy the others in the series also.
It is a massive eye opener and a tremendous review of information on the subject of climate change. I would thoroughly recommend this text to anyone interested in this important... Read morePublished on 15 Nov. 2010 by Rossanna06
George Monbiot's Guardian columns are always well worth reading, as was his well received and best selling book on the links between big business and the state in Britain (Captive... Read morePublished on 28 Sept. 2010 by S Wood
Heat: How to stop the planet burning, by George Monbiot, Allen Lane (Penguin), 2006, 304 ff.
Another book on climate change! Read more
Mr Monbiot is a smug, useless child of British privilege. His simple, arrogant view of life is that the brightest people - say, him - can solve everything on the planet. Read morePublished on 13 Aug. 2009 by Robert W. Howlett