North, South, East, West: a 360 view of climate change

Contributor(s): The Climate Group
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London Climate Group 2005Description: 183 p.Subject(s): Climatic changes - Environmental aspectsDDC classification: R 574.5222 Summary: North South East West, the book, brings together the work of 10 leading Magnum photographers, who have traveled to 12 global locations, looking at the impacts of climate change and the solutions being implemented to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. The book (measuring 29cm x 29cm) is a limited edition hardback printed on quality paper and is designed by award winning graphic designers Browns. It would make an ideal gift for budding photographers or for anyone with an interest in climate change. Each chapter considers climate change in the context of a critical issue of our time - the economy, health, and human rights, for example. And each chapter is introduced by a guest essay from a leading thinker, activist, broadcaster, actor, writer from Leonardo DiCaprio to Tony Blair to Kofi Annan. From life at the rising water's edge in the Marshall Islands, to riding high on a solar fuel Ferris wheel in LA; from Sir Arthur C. Clarke's views on the latest low carbon technologies, to Leonardo DiCaprio's take on how LA life could be affected by global warming, North South East West is a chance to experience climate change through the pictures and words of some of the world's most creative and interesting individuals. North South East West is a book about people. It shows the myriad of ways that climate change affects your life, whether you live in a London suburb or a South African Township. And it also shows how reducing carbon dioxide emissions can make all our lives better.
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North South East West, the book, brings together the work of 10 leading Magnum photographers, who have traveled to 12 global locations, looking at the impacts of climate change and the solutions being implemented to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. The book (measuring 29cm x 29cm) is a limited edition hardback printed on quality paper and is designed by award winning graphic designers Browns. It would make an ideal gift for budding photographers or for anyone with an interest in climate change. Each chapter considers climate change in the context of a critical issue of our time - the economy, health, and human rights, for example. And each chapter is introduced by a guest essay from a leading thinker, activist, broadcaster, actor, writer from Leonardo DiCaprio to Tony Blair to Kofi Annan. From life at the rising water's edge in the Marshall Islands, to riding high on a solar fuel Ferris wheel in LA; from Sir Arthur C. Clarke's views on the latest low carbon technologies, to Leonardo DiCaprio's take on how LA life could be affected by global warming, North South East West is a chance to experience climate change through the pictures and words of some of the world's most creative and interesting individuals. North South East West is a book about people. It shows the myriad of ways that climate change affects your life, whether you live in a London suburb or a South African Township. And it also shows how reducing carbon dioxide emissions can make all our lives better.

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