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Climate Wars

The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats

Gwynne Dyer

Dwindling resources. Massive population shifts. Natural disasters. Any of the expected consequences of climate change could – as Gwynne Dyer argues in this galvanizing book – tip the world towards chaos and conflict. Based on exhaustive research and interviews with international experts, Climate Wars is an essential guide to the future of the planet.

  • Publication date: May 1, 2011
  • ISBN: 9781851688142
  • RRP: £9.99
  • Pages: 320
  • Publication date: April 1, 2010
  • ISBN: 9781780740591
  • RRP: £4.99
  • Pages: 320

Reviews

"Terrifying is just one of the words to leap off the page."
The Bookseller
“[Dyer] eloquently explores the ‘grim detail’ of how governments will grapple with a challenge unprecedented since before there were governments. You won't find this stuff in any IPCC report… It makes for a good read.” Fred Pearce
New Scientist
“Well written and well argued, crammed with impressive interview material and wonderful personal vignettes.”
Ottawa Citizen
"Frightening yet essential reading."
Library Journal
“The multitude of sources and the political perspective on global warming make the book scarier and more convincing than the usual predictions limited to climate and weather. We can hope that Dyer’s sources are impressive enough to convince policy makers to take serious action.”
Publishers Weekly
“[Dyer] eloquently explores the ‘grim detail’ of how governments will grapple with a challenge unprecedented since before there were governments. You won't find this stuff in any IPCC report… It makes for a good read.” Fred Pearce
New Scientist
"Frightening yet essential reading."
Library Journal
"Climate Wars: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats has been called 'a truly important and timely book,' but I'd go further. I'll say this may be the most important book you'll read this year." Mickey Z
Planet Green
"Climate Wars: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats has been called 'a truly important and timely book,' but I'd go further. I'll say this may be the most important book you'll read this year." Mickey Z
Planet Green
“Speculative as Dyer’s litte `history of the future’ is, it has an unmistakable – and alarming – ring of truth.”
Scotsman
"Hopefully, his lucidly written book may help raise awareness of the potential crisis."
irish times
"compelling… a warning of what could happen if we don't pull our fingers out."
The Big Issue Scotland

Gwynne Dyer

Gwynne Dyer has worked as a freelance journalist, columnist, author, broadcaster, and lecturer on international affairs for more than 20 years. Dyer has served in the Canadian, British and American navies. He holds a Ph.D. in war studies from the University of London, has taught at Sandhurst and served on the Board of Governors of Canada’s Royal Military College. His twice-weekly column on international affairs is published by 175 newspapers in some 45 countries and is translated into more than a dozen languages. He is the author of several books, including War, Future: Tense, and The Mess They Made. One of the world’s great geopolitical analysts, Gwynne Dyer has worked as a freelance journalist, columnist, author, broadcaster, and lecturer on international affairs for more than 20 years. Dyer has served in the Canadian, British and American navies. His twice-weekly column on international affairs is published by 175 newspapers in some 45 countries. He is the author of several books, including War, Future: Tense, and The Mess They Made. One of the world’s great geopolitical analysts, Gwynne Dyer has worked as a freelance journalist, columnist, author, broadcaster, and lecturer on international affairs for more than 20 years. His column is published by 175 newspapers around the world and is translated into more than a dozen languages. He is the author of several books, including War, Future: Tense and The Mess They Made.

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