Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a Movement

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Island Press
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6.08 X 8.94 X 0.63 inches | 0.88 pounds

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About the Author

Jonathan Isham is Luce Professor of International Environmental Economics in the Department of Economics and Program in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, Vermont.

Sissel Waage is an independent consultant who works on environmental and social aspects of sustainability issues in North America, Europe, and Africa.

"This diverse and unfailingly astute group of authors shows how global warming affects us all and how we can all help fight it. Read this book. Join the movement. You'll make a profitable investment in your future, in our planet, and in prosperity."--L. Hunter Lovins, President and founder, Natural Capitalism, Inc.
"A spark-plug for the emerging climate movement, this book inspires, shapes, motivates, and empowers! Ignition helps transform our baby steps into mature, fresh, energetic, and unswerving strides."--Prof. Calvin B. DeWitt, University of Wisconsin-Madison and President, Academy of Evangelical Scientists
"Ignition assembles some of the movement's best thinkers and most promising strategies, and one can begin to see how all the pieces add up to something that just might work. This is a crucial handbook for anyone who wants to be part of the solution."--Billy Parish, co-founder of the Energy Action Coalition
"Global warming is depressing. Ignition is not. In fact, it's hopeful, sometimes irreverent, and always inspiring. Its authors 'get it'! They understand that combating climate change is a long-term struggle that will require determination, political savvy, and even a little bit of humor."--Daniel B. Gold and Judith Helfand, filmmakers, Everything's Cool and Blue Vinyl
"Ignition is at different times both visionary and very practical...it has lessons for all of those now helping build a true worldwide movement to tackle climate change."--Billy Parish, co-founder of the Energy Action Coalition "Nature Reports"