Book ‘Hothouse Earth’ by Bill McGuire

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An Inhabitant’s Guide

“It’s a paradox but this was one of the most chilling books I’ve read this year. It’s the definitive guide to where we’re heading …” ANTHONY HOROWITZ, New York Times bestselling author of The Word Is Murder and The Sentence Is Death. “This accessible and authoritative book is a must-read for anyone who still thinks it could be OK to carry on as we are for a little bit longer, or that climate chaos might not affect them or their kids too badly.” MIKE BERNERS-LEE, author of There is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years. We inhabit a planet in peril. Our once temperate world is locked on course to become a hothouse entirely of our own making.Hothouse Earth: an Inhabitant’s Guide provides a post-COP26 perspective on the climate emergency…

Publisher: Icon Books (October 18, 2022); Pages: 176 pages; ISBN-10: 1785789201; ISBN-13: 978-1785789205; ASIN:‎ B09R9319FL

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Author’s biography: Bill McGuire is Professor Emeritus of Geophysical and Climate Hazards at University College London, a co-director of the New Weather Institute, and was a contributor to the 2012 IPCC report on climate change and extreme events. His books include A Guide to the End of the World: Everything you Never Wanted to Know and Waking the Giant: How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanoes. He writes for many publications including The GuardianThe TimesThe ObserverNew ScientistFocus and Prospect, and blogs for the New Weather Institute, Scientists for Global Responsibility, Extinction Rebellion and Operation Noah.