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The Burning Question

We can’t burn half the world’s oil, coal and gas. So how do we quit?

By Mike Berners-Lee and Duncan Clark
16-minute read
The Burning Question: We can’t burn half the world’s oil, coal and gas. So how do we quit? by Mike Berners-Lee and Duncan Clark

The Burning Question deals with our generation’s most pressing problem: climate change. The book discusses why it’s important to make drastic changes in our politics, markets and society, and what we have to do to achieve a sustainable future for ourselves and our grandchildren. The authors not only explain how we’ve failed so far but also point towards the source of the problem.

  • Anyone interested in the science of climate change
  • Anyone who wants to know how they can help stop climate change
  • Anyone interested in how business can prevent progress

Duncan Clark is a journalist and author who specializes in climate change. He works as a consultant editor at The Guardians environment desk and co-runs Kiln, a company that creates new ways to tell stories and disseminate information about environmental issues.

Mike Berners-Lee is a leading expert in carbon footprinting and director at Small World Consulting. He is also the author of How Bad are Bananas The Carbon Footprint of Everything.

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