Books et al.Climate Change

Climate optimism gets a road map

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Science  26 May 2017:
Vol. 356, Issue 6340, pp. 811
DOI: 10.1126/science.aan2293

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In Drawdown, entrepreneur Paul Hawken and colleagues introduce an ambitious project to build a social movement around a science-based plan to reduce the concentration of green­house gases in the atmosphere. The new volume is a handsome collection of short essays identifying what Hawken and his collaborators believe to be the 80 most ef­fective actions that can jointly reduce emis­sions and sequester atmospheric carbon in soils and vegetation.