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The 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers around the world
âAt this point in time, theÂ DrawdownÂ book is exactly what is needed; a credible, conservative solution-by-solution narrative that we can do it. Reading it is an effective inoculation against the widespread perception of doom that humanity cannot and will not solve the climate crisis. Reported by-effects include increased determination and a sense of grounded hope.âÂ âPer Espen Stoknes, Author,Â What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global WarmingÂ
âThereâs been no real way for ordinary people to get an understanding of what they can do and what impact it can have. There remains no single, comprehensive, reliable compendium of carbon-reduction solutions across sectors. At least until now. . . . The public is hungry for this kind of practical wisdom.âÂ âDavid Roberts,Â Vox
âThis is the ideal environmental sciences textbookâonly it is too interesting and inspiring to be called a textbook.âÂ âPeter Kareiva, Director of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA
In the face of widespread fear and apathy, an international coalition of researchers, professionals, and scientists have come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. One hundred techniques and practices are described hereâsome are well known; some you may have never heard of. They range from clean energy to educating girls in lower-income countries to land use practices that pull carbon out of the air. The solutions exist, are economically viable, and communities throughout the world are currently enacting them with skill and determination. If deployed collectively on a global scale over the next thirty years, they represent a credible path forward, not just to slow the earthâs warming but to reach drawdown, that point in time when greenhouse gases in the atmosphere peak and begin to decline. These measures promise cascading benefits to human health, security, prosperity, and well-beingâgiving us every reason to see this planetary crisis as an opportunity to create a just and livable world.
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