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Eyes wide open : going behind the environmental headlines



Year/Format: 2014, Book , 203 pages :
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Summary/Review: "We're living in an aha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never seen before more...
Summary/Review: "We're living in an aha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never seen before. The downsides weren't visible for centuries, but now they are. Suddenly everything needs rethinking - suburbs, cars, fast food, cheap prices. It's a changed world. This book explains it. Using politics, psychology, and history for attitude, Eyes Wide Open shows how to see the principles driving events and attitudes, from vested interests to denial to big-country syndrome. Here's the briefing you need to comprehend the twenty-first century"--Page [4] of cover.
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Publication information: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014.
ISBN: 0763671029 (hc.)
ISBN: 9780763671020 (hc.)
Language: English
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Record ID: 3149816
Format: Regular Print Book
Physical description: 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Date acquired: September 19, 2014
More creator details: Paul Fleischman.
Contents note: Noticing. Optical illusions ; The essentials ; My town/your town -- Perception. Vested interests ; Common sense ; Out of sight ; In the now ; Backstory: The oil embargo -- Defense mechanisms. Denial ; Projection ; Regression -- Systems. Democracy ; Capitalism ; Backstory: Ozone -- Attitudes. Science to the rescue ; Never retreat ; No limits ; Losing control ; Backstory: Kyoto -- Eues abroad and ahead. Conflict ; Chindia ; Fixes ; Coming soon.
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