The Heat Is On: The Climate Crisis, The Cover-up, The Prescription by Ross GelbspanThe Heat Is On: The Climate Crisis, The Cover-up, The Prescription by Ross Gelbspan

The Heat Is On: The Climate Crisis, The Cover-up, The Prescription

byRoss Gelbspan

Paperback | September 25, 1998

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This book not only brings home the imminence of climate change but also examines the campaign of deception by big coal and big oil that is keeping the issue off the public agenda. It examines the various arenas in which the battle for control of the issue is being fought--a battle with surprising political alliances and relentless obstructionism. The story provides an ominous foretaste of the gathering threat of political chaos and totalitarianism. And it concludes by outlining a transistion to the future that contains, at least, the possibility of continuity for our organized civilization, and, at best, a vast increase in the stability, equity, and wealth of the global economy.
Ross Gelbspan has been an editor and reporter at The Village Voice, and The Washington Post. He covered the U.N. Conference on the Environment in Stockholm in 1972, and addressed the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1998. As special projects editor of The Boston Globe, he conceived, directed and edited a series of articles that won a P...
Title:The Heat Is On: The Climate Crisis, The Cover-up, The PrescriptionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:September 25, 1998Publisher:Basic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0738200255

ISBN - 13:9780738200255

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If you think you understand this planet's future, think again. This updated version of The Heat is on: The Climate Crisis, the Cover-Up and the Prescription is an urgent wake-up call to the world about our environmental state. Ross Gelbspan explores the implications of global warming, the bull-headed political community, the manipulation of science and what action is needed now. Gelbspan has been a reporter at The Boston Globe, The Village Voice and The Philadelphia Bulletin.