aHelen Caldicott has the rare ability to combine science with passion, logic with love, and urgency with humor.a aNaomi Klein From the leader and spokeswoman of the antinuclear movement comes a revised and updated edition of this groundbreaking, widely acclaimed classic. Exploring dangerous global trends such as ozone depletion, global warming, toxic pollution, food contamination, and deforestation, Helen Caldicott presents a picture of our world and the forces that threaten its existence. As always, she gives a prescription for a cure and cause for hope, rallying readers to action with the contention that our fight for the planet will draw its strength from love for the Earth itself.In 1987, for instance, US car manufacturers dropped most of their research on fuel- efficient cars; and in 1986 the fuel-efficient ... in cars.19 In fact, President George H.W. Busha#39;s energy plan of 1991 barely dealt with these issues, and it totally failed to address mass transportation. ... In fact the sales of four-wheel- drive SUVs (in particular, Forda#39;s F-150) in 2007 showed that the SUV was the top- sellinganbsp;...
|Title||:||If You Love This Planet: A Plan to Save the Earth (Revised and updated)|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2009-09-30|