This title in The Big Idea series, Can We Save the Planet?, provides an in-depth understanding of global warming, climate change, and the disastrous effects on our oceans through the prevalence of single-use plastics. It begins by setting out the evidence and arguments concerning the relationship of escalating carbon emissions and deforestation with the planet’s environmental decline. It offers insightful analysis of our consumerist, throwaway culture, and evaluates whether we can save the planet through a combination of proactive individual action and governmental policy, or if we can only react to the problems caused as they arise, using modern technologies.
Can We Save the Planet? is an incisive, engaging, and authoritative text on one of today’s key issues, written by an expert in the field.