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The Human Planet
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Simon L. Lewis is Professor of Global Change Science at University College London and the University of Leeds. An award-winning scientist, he has been described as having ´one of the world´s most influential scientific minds´. He has written for the Guardian and Foreign Policy magazine. Mark A. Maslin is Professor of Climatology at University College London, a Royal Society Industrial Fellow, and a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Scholar. He is the author of eight books and has written for The Times and New Scientist.

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Stand: 19.08.2019
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The Planet Remade
11,99 € *
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A climate-crisis book offering a new and controversial solution; geoengineering, as well as delivering a rich, deep history of climate change and the science and politics which underpin it. Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize.

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Stand: 19.08.2019
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We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at...
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Examining the central dilemma of our time in a surprising, creative, and urgent new way, the author asserts that the planet has been turned into a farm for growing meat, and the consequences are catastrophic.

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Stand: 31.07.2019
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The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Cha...
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The risks of global warming are pressing and potentially vast. There is an urgent need to rethink our response to the crisis. To meet that need, a small but increasingly influential group of scientists is exploring proposals for planned human intervention in the climate system, including a stratospheric veil against the sun, the cultivation of photosynthetic plankton, and fleets of unmanned ships seeding the clouds. These are the technologies of geoengineering and, as Oliver Morton argues in The Planet Remade, it would be as irresponsible to ignore them as it would be foolish to see them as a simple solution to the problem. Morton explores the history, politics, and cutting-edge science of geoengineering and weighs the promise and perils of these controversial strategies. He addresses the deep fear that comes with seeing humans as a force of nature, and asks what it might mean - and what it might require of us - to try to use that force for good.

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Stand: 31.07.2019
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Chemtrails, Haarp, And The Full Spectrum Domina...
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Stand: 04.08.2019
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Hack the Planet: Science´s Best Hope--Or Worst ...
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An inside tour of the incredible--and probably dangerous--plans to counteract the effects of climate change through experiments that range from the plausible to the fantastic David Battisti had arrived in Cambridge expecting a bloodbath. So had many of the other scientists who had joined him for an invitation-only workshop on climate science in 2007, with geoengineering at the top of the agenda. We can´t take deliberately altering the atmosphere seriously, he thought, because there´s no way we´ll ever know enough to control it. But by the second day, with bad climate news piling on bad climate news, he was having second thoughts. When the scientists voted in a straw poll on whether to support geoengineering research, Battisti, filled with fear about the future, voted in favor. While the pernicious effects of global warming are clear, efforts to reduce the carbon emissions that cause it have fallen far short of what´s needed. Some scientists have started exploring more direct and radical ways to cool the planet, such as: * Pouring reflective pollution into the upper atmosphere * Making clouds brighter * Growing enormous blooms of algae in the ocean Schemes that were science fiction just a few years ago have become earnest plans being studied by alarmed scientists, determined to avoid a climate catastrophe. In Hack the Planet, Science magazine reporter Eli Kintisch looks more closely at this array of ideas and characters, asking if these risky schemes will work, and just how geoengineering is changing the world. Scientists are developing geoengineering techniques for worst-case scenarios. But what would those desperate times look like? Kintisch outlines four circumstances: collapsing ice sheets, megadroughts, a catastrophic methane release, and slowing of the global ocean conveyor belt. As incredible and outlandish as many of these plans may seem, could they soon become our only hope for avoiding calamity? Or will the plans of brilliant and well-intentioned scientists cause unforeseeable disasters as they play out in the real world? And does the advent of geoengineering mean that humanity has failed in its role as steward of the planet--or taken on a new responsibility? Kintisch lays out the possibilities and dangers of geoengineering in a time of planetary tipping points. His investigation is required reading as the debate over global warming shifts to whether humanity should Hack the Planet. An inside tour of the incredible--and probably dangerous--plans to counteract the effects of climate change through experiments that range from the plausible to the fantastic David Battisti had arrived in Cambridge expecting a bloodbath. So had many of the other scientists who had joined him for an invitation-only workshop on climate science in 2007, with geoengineering at the top of the agenda. We can´t take deliberately altering the atmosphere seriously, he thought, because there´s no way we´ll ever know enough to control it. But by the second day, with bad climate news piling on bad climate news, he was having second thoughts. When the scientists voted in a straw poll on whether to support geoengineering research, Battisti, filled with fear about the future, voted in favor. While the pernicious effects of global warming are clear, efforts to reduce the carbon emissions that cause it have fallen far short of what´s needed. Some scientists have started exploring more direct and radical ways to cool the planet, such as: * Pouring reflective pollution into the upper atmosphere * Making clouds brighter * Growing enormous blooms of algae in the ocean Schemes that were science fiction just a few years ago have become earnest plans being studied by alarmed scientists, determined to avoid a climate catastrophe. In Hack the Planet, Science magazine reporter Eli Kintisch looks more closely at this array of ideas and characters, asking if these risky schemes will work, and just how geoengineering is changing the world. Scientists are developing geoengineering techniques for worst-case scenarios. But what would those desperate times look like? Kintisch outlines four circumstances: collapsing ice sheets, megadroughts, a catastrophic methane release, and slowing of the global ocean conveyor belt. As incredible and outlandish as many of these plans may seem, could they soon become our only hope for avoiding calamity? Or will the plans of brilliant and well-intentioned scientists cause unforeseeable disasters as they play out in the real

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Stand: 31.07.2019
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Wunderpflanze gegen Klimakrise entdeckt: Der Baum!
18,00 € *
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Der Klimawandel schreitet voran und es passiert: nichts. Dabei geht es um unsere Zukunft! Felix Finkbeiner nimmt das nicht länger hin und fordert mehr von Politik und Gesellschaft als Resignation. Als Gesicht einer neuen Klimaschutz-Bewegung engagiert sich Felix dafür, dass auf der ganzen Welt Bäume gepflanzt werden. Jeder Baum verschafft uns durch seine Eigenschaft, CO2 speichern zu können, einen Zeitjoker im Kampf gegen den Klimawandel. Mit seinen Kollegen von Plant for the Planet und zahlreichen Wissenschaftlern gibt er in diesem Buch einen Überblick über die Situation unserer Erde. Er erklärt anschaulich, was passieren wird, wenn das Klima endgültig kippt. Um diese Lawine zu stoppen möchte Felix eine Klima-Revolution ausrufen - mit weltweit einer Billion gepflanzter Bäume.

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Stand: 31.07.2019
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So geht Planet!
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Wie funktioniert unser Planet? Klima, Vulkanismus, Wasserkreislauf? Wer die Erde erhalten will, der sollte sie kennen. Mit diesem Buch macht Erdkunde Spaß. Wie fantastisch ist unsere Heimat - die Erde! Das Zuhause von Milliarden von Tieren und Pflanzen. Aber wie hängt das alles zusammen? In So geht Planet! lernen wir unseren Planeten besser kennen, seine Entstehung vor etwa 4,6 Milliarden Jahren - von der Erdkruste über die Kontinente, auf denen wir leben bis zu den Ozeanen - und tauchen ein in seine faszinierende Geografie. Anhand eindrucksvoller Illustrationen erklärt So geht Planet! die Naturphänomene der Erde und sensibilisiert Kinder auf unterhalt same und ansprechende Weise dafür, wie wichtig Nachhaltigkeit und Umweltschutz sind.

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Stand: 02.08.2019
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Die Hälfte der Erde
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Die Hälfte der Erdoberfläche der Natur zu überlassen - das ist die Forderung des weltberühmten Biologen Edward O. Wilson. Sein Buch ist das Testament eines großen Forschers und Schriftstellers, der wie kein anderer erkannt hat, dass der Mensch trotz aller unübersehbaren Fortschritte eine biologische Spezies bleibt, die den früheren Lebensbedingungen auf unserem Planeten besser angepasst ist als der Umwelt, die wir gerade erschaffen. Geschichte zu haben ist kein Privileg des Menschen. Und dennoch ignorieren wir die Geschichten von Millionen anderen Arten, die durch unser Verhalten vom Aussterben bedroht sind. Wilson ist davon überzeugt, dass wir nur dann den lebendigen Anteil unserer Umwelt retten und die für unser eigenes Überleben nötige Stabilität herstellen können, wenn wir den halben Planeten zum Naturschutzgebiet erklären. Wenn die Menschheit sich nicht sehr viel mehr Wissen über die globale Lebensvielfalt aneignet und sich nicht schnell dazu entschließt, sie zu schützen, dann werden wir schon bald die meisten Arten, in denen sich das Leben auf der Erde manifestiert, unwiederbringlich verlieren.

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Stand: 31.07.2019
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