The Carbon War: Global
Warming and the End of the Oil Era
"a page-turning story in racy prose" "the final chapter
is not only nail biting, but moves the reader to tears"
"Jeremy Leggett is one of the half-dozen experts most responsible
for putting climate change issues on the international agenda."
and most important contribution."
as a good thriller, the book deftly describes the machinations of what
Leggett calls 'the carbon club'. Most readers will find it impossible
to doubt the reality of global warming and its likely consequences after
reading Leggett's account of the past decade."
"The best book yet about the politics of global warming ...essential
"Racy... a powerful and highly readable book. Those who want a crash
course on the nature of today's environmental movement and the politics
of the climate negotiations can be assured of an excellent, reliable read"
"A ringside seat during 10 years of intense negotiations among some
of the most powerful political and economic forces in the world ...vastly
broadens our understanding ...a revelation. Suddenly the apparently contradictory
nature of so much we have heard and read falls into place..."
"The Carbon War is a must for anyone interested in observing how a
few global oil corporations hijacked governments over the climate negotiations."
"provides ample evidence to support its assertions. ...Besides being
a fiery prosecutor, Mr Leggett can also be a thoughtful and agreeable
"an exquisitely detailed, shocking account" "the tale is chilling, the cast of characters archetypical"
"as compelling as a good thriller"
"Robust, colourful and compelling ..."
"an encyclopaedic account ...an invaluable source of reference to
future generations seeking to know how the world came to this momentous
"Meticulously researched ...I do recommend this fascinating story
of a victory that has won us the chance to change before it is too late."
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