Why we live on this planet

Why we live on this planet

Geographer and climate modeller, Professor Mike Hulme writes in his recent book, "Why we disagree ..." that the "idea of climate change should be used to rethink and renegotiate our wider social goals about how and why we live on this planet."

Reviewing the book in the Times Higher Education, Steven Yearley writes that Prof. Hulme "makes it clear that his strong Christian beliefs are central to his position. ... We do not live merely to combat anthropic climate change ... we will want to include our ultimate goals in the choices we make now ..."
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Mike Hulme (2009). Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity. 432 pages. Cambridge University Press.
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[This Perspective is also included under the heading ENVIRONMENT: The idea of climate change.]