Waking the Frog
Solutions for Our Climate Change ParalysisBook - 2014
"Ways to achieve a sustainable future. Venture capitalist, entrepreneur, engineer, and philosopher Tom Rand explains why climate disruption might just be our very own pot of hot water. Are we the frog paralyzed in our inaction? Rand looks to contemporary psychology, economics, business, and finance to explain our stasis in the face of one of the most fundamental problems of our time. Rand's account doesn't just point fingers at the bad guys, but goes deeper -- to our motivations, institutional lethargy, and deeply buried assumptions about market economics. Waking the Frog is as much about solutions as it is an account of our present paralysis. Our ingenuity, technology, capital, and policy can work together to turn down the heat and at the same time enable the largest economic opportunity of the 21st century. Tom Rand now focuses his efforts on carbon mitigation as a venture capitalist, author, and speaker. His first book was Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit. He lives in Toronto, Ontario."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Toronto, ON : ECW Press, c2014.
Branch Call Number: 363.73874 RAND
Characteristics: 245 p. ; 24 cm.