Why We Disagree About Climate Change: Understanding Controversy, Inaction and Opportunity

Drawing upon twenty-five years of professional work as an international climate change scientist and public commentator, Mike Hulme provides a unique insider’s account of the emergence of this phenomenon and the diverse ways in which it is understood.This book deals both with the science, and our own personal response to this science. It should be compulsory reading for both sceptics and advocates.Climate change is not ‘a problem’ waiting for ‘a solution’. It is an environmental, cultural and political phenomenon which is re-shaping the way we think about ourselves, our societies and humanity’s place on Earth.