Stormy Weather Stormy Weather
101 Solutions to Global Climate Change


Guy Dauncey and Patrick Mazza
Format: Soft Cover
Length: 288 pages
Publisher: New Society
ISBN: 0865714215
Copyright: 2001

Stormy Weather deals head-on with our most urgent environmental challenge yet, and it is the only book to put simple, effective solutions to global warming in the hands of ordinary citizens, communities, businesses, power utilities, state governments, and national leaders.

In a clear style, Stormy Weather explains why the planet has reached this crisis and how scientists predict “runaway” climate change will affect the Earth and our lives. The solutions to global warming revolve around 12 core methods of reducing our use of fossil fuels and filling our energy needs with solar, wind, tidal, and bio fuels. Each user-friendly solution is organized on two facing pages with a description, illustrations, quotations, resources, and a detailed “how-to” section. Solutions are grouped by social sector (individuals, citizen groups, towns and cities, state government, power utilities, businesses, oil, coal & gas corporations, automobile corporations, national governments, and developing nations). The book breaks up vital planet-saving tasks into manageable activities for both individuals and larger organizations.


“A fabulous book! Everybody talks about the climate, but nobody does anything about it. Now they can. Stormy Weather provides a sweeping vision of the issues and comprehensive, practical solutions. A must-read for anyone who wants a cleaner, healthier planet.”
-- James Hansen, Director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies

“…an invaluable book: science and solutions, credible and accessible – a must-read survival guide for Planet Earth.”
-- Elizabeth May, Sierra Club of Canada

“A wonderful contribution that provides clear guidance on climate solutions – 101 of them, in fact. Positive action is long overdue and this exciting road map will help move us forward.”
-- David Suzuki, scientist, author, and broadcaster

“…a one-stop shop for global warming action for all sectors of society.”
-- Jennifer Morgan, World Wildlife Fund

About the Authors

Guy Dauncey is a sustainable development consultant and the publisher of EcoNews, a monthly environmental newsletter. The author of Earthfuture and After the Crash, he lives in Victoria, British Columbia. Patrick Mazza is a writer and research director with Climate Solutions, based in Olympia, Washington.

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