Global Warming

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Ecological Footprint

Managing Our Biocapacity Budget

Our economy is running a Bernie Madoff-style Ponzi scheme with the planet. We use future resources to run the present, using more than Earth can replenish. Like any such scheme, this works for a … ; 290 View

Getting to Zero

Canada Confronts Global Warming

In this book, long-time social and environmental activist Tony Clarke provides hard-to-find information and analysis about what Canada is and is not doing as of 2018 to get to zero emissions. He … 248 View

Oil’s Deep State

How the petroleum industry undermines democracy and stops action on global warming — in Alberta, and in Ottawa

This book addresses the question of democratic governments failed to take serious steps to reduce carbon emissions despite dire warnings and compelling evidence of the profound and growing threat … 256 View

The Big Stall

How big oil and think tanks are blocking action on climate change in Canada

This book traces the origins of the Trudeau government’s climate change plan back to the energy sector itself — in particular Big Oil. It shows how, in the last fifteen years, Big Oil … 304 View

Introduction

From: Getting to Zero

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Identifies how the 2016 wildfires in Fort McMurray should cause Canada to confront climate change. Discusses how oil sand production has increased and why this needs to change for Canada to … 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

Footprint: Why?

From: Ecological Footprint

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Preface & Introduction

An unwitting experiment

From: Oil’s Deep State

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Former Alberta opposition leader Kevin Taft provides an unique and personal view on the hold oil companies have on our democratic institutions. He goes on to provide a brief history of … 14 $1.40 Add
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Area as Currency

How Much Biocapacity Does a Person Need?

From: Ecological Footprint

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A deeper introduction to the Footprint, explaining the underlying physical principles and idea of accounting. ; 23 $2.30 Add
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Big Oil Takes Control

From: The Big Stall

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Analyzes the rise of neo-liberalism think tanks in Canada and their impact on energy policy through the 1970s and 1980s. Trudeau’s Keynesian interventions such as the NEP and Petro Canada … 18 $1.80 Add
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Burning Planet

From: Getting to Zero

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Explores the big picture of ongoing global warming, and the lack of impact to date of the Paris Accord. Summarizes the threat to soil, water, and air. 23 $2.30 Add
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Containing Environmentalism

From: The Big Stall

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Describes the business lobby’s tactics to contain environmentalism propaganda, including the use of think tanks, during the 1970s and 1980s. Details the rise of neo-liberalism via the Mont … 24 $2.40 Add
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Ecological Hinterland

How much Biocapacity Does a City Need?

From: Ecological Footprint

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This chapter uses the city lens – explaining a city metabolism and its requirement of distant ecosystems  to operate. ; 17 $1.70 Add
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Global Economy

From: Getting to Zero

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Analyzes the impact of neo-liberalism, globalization, and free trade on global warming. Presents an analysis of corporate power as the key obstacle to meaningful climate action by governments and … 28 $2.80 Add
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Croplands, Forests, and Oceans

How Much Biocapacity Do We Have?

From: Ecological Footprint

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This is the other side of the coin: what nature is able to deliver. It explains why regeneration is the mother of all material constraints. ; 22 $2.20 Add
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Extractive Economy

From: Getting to Zero

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Discusses Canadian economic history, focusing on the analysis that inteprets Canada as an extractive economy. Situates PMs Harper and Trudeau’s policies in this context. Examines the … 27 $2.70 Add
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Global warming

What industry knew and when they knew it

From: Oil’s Deep State

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Former Alberta opposition leader Kevin Taft analyzes the history of the science around global warming paying particular attention to the organizations and people involved with studying the … 20 $2.00 Add