WorldCat Identities

Monbiot, George 1963-

Works: 65 works in 199 publications in 8 languages and 4,847 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Interviews  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Classifications: QC981.8.G56, 363.73874
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Most widely held works about George Monbiot
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Most widely held works by George Monbiot
Heat : how to stop the planet from burning by George Monbiot( Book )
33 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Discusses the causes and effects of global climate change, as well as possible solutions to the problem"--Provided by publisher
The age of consent : a manifesto for a new world order by George Monbiot( Book )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What Monbiot offers in The Age of Consent is a truly global perspective, a sense of history, a defence of democracy, and an understanding of power and how it might be captured from those unfit to retain it. The ingenious solutions he suggests for some of the planet's most pressing problems mark him as perhaps the most realistic utopian of our time and a man whose passion is infectious and whose ideas, many will surely come to agree, are becoming irresistible."--BOOK JACKET
Greedy lying bastards ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Investigates the reason behind stalled efforts to tackle climate change despite consensus in the scientific community that it is not only a reality but also a growing problem placing us on the brink of disaster. The film details the people and organizations casting doubt on climate science and claims that greenhouse gases are not affected by human behavior. From the Koch Brothers to ExxonMobil, to oil industry front groups, to prominent politicians and justices ..."--From 1 Earth Productions Web site, 11 September 2013
Feral : rewilding the land, the sea, and human life by George Monbiot( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To be an environmentalist early in the twenty-first century is always to be defending, arguing, acknowledging the hurdles we face in our efforts to protect wild places and fight climate change. But let's be honest: hedging has never inspired anyone. So what if we stopped hedging? What if we grounded our efforts to solve environmental problems in hope instead, and let nature make our case for us? That's what George Monbiot does in Feral, a lyrical, unabashedly romantic vision of how, by inviting nature back into our lives, we can simultaneously cure our "ecological boredom" and begin repairing centuries of environmental damage. Monbiot takes readers on an enchanting journey around the world to explore ecosystems that have been "rewilded": freed from human intervention and allowed--in some cases for the first time in millennia--to resume their natural ecological processes. We share his awe, and wonder, as he kayaks among dolphins and seabirds off the coast of Wales and wanders the forests of Eastern Europe, where lynx and wolf packs are reclaiming their ancient hunting grounds. Through his eyes, we see environmental success--and begin to envision a future world where humans and nature are no longer separate and antagonistic, but are together part of a single, healing world
Captive state : the corporate takeover of Britain by George Monbiot( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Monbiot made his name exposing the corruption of foreign governments, and how he turns his keen eye on Britain. He uncovers what many have suspected but few have been able to prove, that big business is taking over this country
Manifesto for a new world order by George Monbiot( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this text, George Monbiot sets out to offer a set of proposals - political, democratic, economic and environmental - that might effect the cultural change that many in the West (not to mention those on the outside of the West looking in) now want but scarcely know how to make happen. Originally published: London: Flamingo, 2003
Amazon watershed : the new environmental investigation by George Monbiot( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poisoned arrows : an investigative journey through Indonesia by George Monbiot( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verslag van een reis door Indonesisch West-Nieuw-Guinea waarbij het lot van de door de Indonesische autoriteiten in hun traditionele bestaan bedreigde Papoea's centraal staat
Bring on the apocalypse : six arguments for global justice by George Monbiot( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this collection of essays on money, religion, war, power, culture and nature, the author explains why we are heading into an uncertain future in which peace and sound politics are paramount to our survival. From his attack on the countries that deny the existence of global warming to his rally against the injustices of the Iraq war, the author turns his gaze on the aspects of modernity that most endanger the prevailing world order. With characteristic precision, he offers unassailable proof that the desecration of the resources on which we all depend threatens the peace, equality - and very existence - of humanity. This book is an urgent wake-up call that we cannot afford to ignore. -- Publisher details
The lottery of birth ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Do you shape the world or does the world shape you? Is freedom something we are born with or something we must work to attain? Offering a torrent of mind-expanding ideas and information THE LOTTERY OF BIRTH is going to make you think again about what it means to be free. Drawing on the best minds in philosophy, history, psychology, physics and economics, it employs decades of evidence to interrogate what we are, where we are and where we want to be. From birth onwards our minds are a battleground of competing forces. The outcome of this battle determines the society we create. This is a film about the cultural, educational, political and commercial forces that shape our identities, often in ways that limit both our personal and political freedom. Whether you're into philosophy, economics or simply being a better person than you were born to be, you can't afford to miss this film. THE LOTTERY OF BIRTH is the first film in a groundbreaking new three-part documentary series: CREATING FREEDOM. The series as a whole explores the most urgent questions of power, control and freedom in modern democracies ..."--Mangu.TV website
Bring on the Apocalypse : essays on self-destruction by George Monbiot( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hitte : hoe voorkomen we dat de planeet verbrandt? by George Monbiot( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beschouwing over de oorzaken van klimaatverandering en oplossingen hiervoor
Nomadenland : der Überlebenskampf der Nomaden Ostafrikas by George Monbiot( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in German and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calore! : Il riscaldamento del globo : una catastrofe annunciata, le cure possibili by George Monbiot( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La era del consenso : manifiesto para un nuevo orden mundial by George Monbiot( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mahogany is murder : mahogany extraction from indian reserves in Brazil by George Monbiot( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No man's land : an investigative journey through Kenya and Tanzania by George Monbiot( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and Dutch and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reisverslag met daarin verwerkt een pleidooi voor een beter begrip voor de minderheden in deze landen
Hitze wie wir verhindern, dass sich die Erde weiter aufheizt und unbewohnbar wird by George Monbiot( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calor : cómo detener el calentamiento del planeta by George Monbiot( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vroče : kako ustaviti pregrevanje planeta by George Monbiot( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Slovenian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.00 for Calore! : ... to 0.74 for Mahogany i ...)
English (126)
Spanish (6)
German (5)
Italian (5)
Dutch (3)
Swedish (2)
Slovenian (1)
Greek, Modern (1)