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Earthmasters: Playing God with the Climate by Clive Hamilton

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March 2013, no. 349
Amanda McLeod reviews 'Earthmasters' by Clive Hamilton

Earthmasters: Playing God with the Climate

by Clive Hamilton

Allen & Unwin, $24.99 pb, 246 pp, 9781743312933

Earthmasters: Playing God with the Climate by Clive Hamilton

Reviewed by
March 2013, no. 349

‘No’ is not part of modern consumer life. ‘Yes’ is the catchcry of the market. Despite the best efforts of scientists and activists, it may be too late to phase out fossil fuels and find alternatives to the mass consumerism that is so dependent on them. Human-induced global warming’s tipping point is nigh. There is almost no turning back. Geo-engineering – climate engineering – has appeared as a magic weapon in the battle against climate change and global warming so that business can continue as usual.

Amanda McLeod reviews 'Earthmasters' by Clive Hamilton

Earthmasters: Playing God with the Climate

by Clive Hamilton

Allen & Unwin, $24.99 pb, 246 pp, 9781743312933

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