Images from a Warming Planet

Images from a Warming Planet Our world is warming and as it warms billions face the consequences Over years Ashley Cooper has visited exotic and familiar landscapes to capture the impact of climate change In photos he show

  • Title: Images from a Warming Planet
  • Author: Ashley Cooper
  • ISBN: 9781526205926
  • Page: 345
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Our world is warming and as it warms billions face the consequences Over 13 years Ashley Cooper has visited exotic and familiar landscapes to capture the impact of climate change In 495 photos he shows how we are changing the world around us and leaving a trail of devastation Extraordinary images present scenes that Cooper describes with accuracy and passion Each sectiOur world is warming and as it warms billions face the consequences Over 13 years Ashley Cooper has visited exotic and familiar landscapes to capture the impact of climate change In 495 photos he shows how we are changing the world around us and leaving a trail of devastation Extraordinary images present scenes that Cooper describes with accuracy and passion Each section is designed to tell a story, albeit one that may have an unhappy ending The opening chapter chronicles our love affair with fossil fuels from extraction to use, and a separate chapter focuses on the Canadian Tar Sands Then we cascade through communities and landscapes irreparably harmed by global warming.The book ends with an illustration of the efforts we have to make to avert greater ruin This visually stunning book shows in unprecedented detail the future we can all expect if we continue to pollute and heat our planet.

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    1. I'm not a big fan of coffee table books - and this is certainly big and heavy enough to make a coffee table from if you attached legs (I certainly wouldn't fancy reading it in bed) - but Ashley Cooper's 495 photographs covering the impact of climate change, fossil fuel energy generation and renewables are absolutely stunning - crisp, large scale, extremely colourful and putting across a message that is sometimes hard to convey in words. Whether Cooper is showing oil refineries and damaged landsc [...]

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