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Can Science Fix Climate Change?: A Case Against Climate Engineering (New Human Frontiers) Paperback – 25 Jun 2014

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  • Paperback: 172 pages
  • Publisher: Polity (25 Jun. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0745682065
  • ISBN-13: 978-0745682068
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.6 x 19 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 24 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 953,896 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Mike Hulme eloquently and rationally outlines the arguments against proposals to use stratospheric aerosols to cool the planet and questions the ethics of even researching them. Regardless of whether one agrees with his conclusions, there is no doubt that he definitively makes the case that must be answered by proponents.
Steve Rayner, Oxford University

In this slim volume, Mike Hulme takes aim at the proposal to fix the climate problem with a single engineering solution. He calls for a science that is more attentive to human ends, that serves humanity rather than seeking to rule it. This plea for humility from a world expert on climate change deserves close reading by anyone concerned with the fate of the planet.
Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard University

Few people talk as intelligently and compassionately about climate change as Mike Hulme. He is a rare voice of sanity and humility in an increasingly rancorous and megalomaniac debate.
Fred Pearce, science writer and journalist


 

About the Author

Mike Hulme is Professor of Climate and Culture in the Department of Geography at King s College London. His 2009 Why We Disagree about Climate Change won The Economist s Book of the Year Award . He has contributed to public debates in the UK and US, writing for The Guardian and the Wall Street Journal. From 2000 to 2007 he was the Founding Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.


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