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Getting to Zero
Canada Confronts Global Warming

By (author) Tony Clarke


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TONY CLARKE is the founder and director of the Polaris Institute in Ottawa, an organization dedicated to developing tools and strategies for civic action on major public policy issues, including energy security, water rights, and free trade. He holds a doctorate from the University of Chicago and is the recipient of Sweden's Right Livelihood Award, the "alternative Nobel Prize." Among his most recent books is Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World's Water with Maude Barlow. He lives in Ottawa.


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"Fossil fuel based economies have created a crisis of planetary warming and ecological change that threatens the future of our own species. It is not our energy demand that is causing the problems but the way we get that energy. Clarke's book is an urgent call for action to avert climate chaos and shows that we can transform energy supply to renewables without the ecological, economic and social chaos that will ensue if we fail to act. All who care about the impending fate of life on Earth should read this book and then demand serious political and corporate action."


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"A formidable book which not only lays out the nature of the climate crisis, globally and in Canada, but gives us a blueprint for an alternative energy future. Every Canadian policy maker and politician should read this book!"


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Is Canada on the path that will get us to zero emissions? What can citizens and activists do to generate real action?


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