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Living With the Planet

Ruhland Catherine Von

Living With the Planet

Ruhland Catherine Von

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Making a Difference in a Time of Climate Change

Living with the Planet takes a step back from immediate, local matters to remind us of our global interconnectedness. Beginning with an overview of the Earth, its atmosphere and oceans, Catherine von Ruhland takes a detailed look at each continent, covering pertinent issues such as global warming, deforestation, resource exploitation and threatened wildlife. A 'Taking Action' section at the end of each chapter offers a wealth of suggestions for what we can do to make a positive difference.

Complete with colour illustrations throughout, this book is a vital read for anyone who wants to learn more about the state of our world and the already visible effects of climate change.
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About "Living With the Planet"

Making a Difference in a Time of Climate Change

Living with the Planet takes a step back from immediate, local matters to remind us of our global interconnectedness. Beginning with an overview of the Earth, its atmosphere and oceans, Catherine von Ruhland takes a detailed look at each continent, covering pertinent issues such as global warming, deforestation, resource exploitation and threatened wildlife. A 'Taking Action' section at the end of each chapter offers a wealth of suggestions for what we can do to make a positive difference.

Complete with colour illustrations throughout, this book is a vital read for anyone who wants to learn more about the state of our world and the already visible effects of climate change.
-Publisher.


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Is there any point putting a brick in your lavatory cistern to save water while you are trying to stop the flooding under your front door due to rising sea levels caused by global warming? This book takes a step back from the immediate, local issues to gain a sense of the earth as a global whole. Today, saving the planet is all the more urgent since if we don't change our exploitative, polluting lifestyles our children won't have much of a future. Looking at the planet continent by continent, the author addresses the relevant issues such as climate change and global warming, deforestation, industrialisation and reseource exploitation in the context of how the world is designed to work and how its natural state tends towards self-regulation and balance. Includes egs from around the world of how communities are working to improve things.
- Publisher

Taking a step back from minor problems to investigate larger global issues, this hard-hitting guide offers an in-depth investigation into worldwide environmental troubles. Beginning with an overview of the Earth, its atmosphere, and its oceans, a detailed look at each continent is the provided that covers such pertinent concerns as global warming, deforestation, resource exploitation, and threatened wildlife. A helpful section at the end of each chapter offers a wealth of suggestions on what can be done to make a remedy or reverse current trends. Fully illustrated with maps and photographs from around the globe, this vital resource addresses the current state and perilous future of our precious planet.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Ruhland Catherine Von

Catherine von Ruhland has been a journalist and writer, especially on green issues, for over 20 years and has worked on the editorial teams of Tear Fund and HarperCollins. She has contributed to many magazines and newspapers including The Church Times and Third Way. She has also featured on BBC national radio including spots on Woman's Hour, The Jeremy Vine Show and World Service. She has authored many books and articles includingGoing Green: a Guide for Christians, Living with the Planet, Louder Than Words : An A-Z of Christian Social Action, and Prayers from the Edge : Meditations for Life's Tough Times.

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  • Catalogue Code 269617
  • Product Code 9780745952550
  • ISBN 0745952550
  • EAN 9780745952550
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Environment
  • Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
  • Publication Date Mar 2008
  • Sales Rank #52869
  • Dimensions 222 x 159 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.570kg

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