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Monbiot, George 1963-

Overview
Works: 70 works in 243 publications in 8 languages and 5,670 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Interviews  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: QC981.8.G56, 363.73874
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Monbiot
Heat : how to stop the planet from burning by George Monbiot( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses the causes and effects of global climate change, as well as possible solutions to the problem"--Provided by publisher
Feral : rewilding the land, the sea, and human life by George Monbiot( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 603 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
The age of consent : a manifesto for a new world order by George Monbiot( Book )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 424 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."--Jacket
Heat : how to stop the planet burning by George Monbiot( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We know that climate change is happening. We know that it could, if the worst predictions come true, destroy the conditions that make human life possible. Only one question is now worth asking: can it be stopped?" "In HEAT, George Monbiot shows that it can. By revealing how we can save the planet without losing our comfort and security, Monbiot exposes the cowardice of our politicians and sweeps away their perpetual excuse for doing nothing: that it would be too painful and expensive to sustain life on earth." "For the first time, he demonstrates that we can achieve the necessary cut - a 90 per cent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 - without bringing civilization to an end. Combining his unique knowledge of campaigning and environmental science, he shows how we can transform our homes, our power and our transport systems. But he also shows that this can happen only with a massive programme of action, which no government has yet been prepared to take." "In every case, he supports his proposals with a rigorous investigation into what works, what doesn't, how much it costs and what the problems might be. He is not afraid to attack anyone - friend or foe - whose claims are false or whose figures have been fudged. HEAT also contains a breathtaking new exposure of the corporations trying to stop us from taking action."--BOOK JACKET
Greedy lying bastards( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 395 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 ..."--1 Earth Productions Web site, 11 September 2013
Captive state : the corporate takeover of Britain by George Monbiot( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 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 )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 297 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 )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poisoned arrows : an investigative journey through Indonesia by George Monbiot( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 194 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 )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 179 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
How did we get into this mess? : politics, equality, nature by George Monbiot( Book )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leading political and environmental commentator on where we have gone wrong, and what to do about it. "Here are some of the things I try to fight: undemocratic power, corruption, deception of the public, environmental destruction, injustice, inequality and the misallocation of resources, waste, denial, the libertarianism which grants freedom to the powerful at the expense of the powerless, undisclosed interests, complacency." George Monbiot is one of the most vocal, and eloquent, critics of the current consensus. In How Did We Get into this Mess?, which collects Monbiot's journalism over the last seven years, he brilliantly anatomises the state we are in: the devastation of our environment, the crisis of inequality, the corporate takeover of Nature, our obsessions with growth and profit and the decline of the political debate over what to do. While his diagnosis of the problems in front of us is clear-sighted and reasonable, he also develops solutions to challenge this politics of fear"--
The lottery of birth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 132 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 )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these incendiary essays, George Monbiot tears apart the fictions of religious conservatives, the claims of those who deny global warming and the lies of the governments and newspapers that led us into war. He takes no prisoners, exposing government corruption in devastating detail while clashing with people as diverse as Bob Geldof, Ann Widdecombe and David Bellamy. But alongside his investigative journalism, Monbiot's book contains some remarkable essays about what it means to be human. Monbiot explores the politics behind Constable's The Cornfield, shows how driving cars has changed t
Heat : how to stop the planet from burning by George Monbiot( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses the causes and effects of global climate change, as well as possible solutions to the problem"--fourni par l'éditeur
No man's land : an investigative journey through Kenya and Tanzania by George Monbiot( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitte : hoe voorkomen we dat de planeet verbrandt? by George Monbiot( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Dutch and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschouwing over de oorzaken van klimaatverandering en oplossingen hiervoor
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 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahogany is murder : mahogany extraction from indian reserves in Brazil by George Monbiot( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gifpijlen : een reis door Nieuw- Guinea by George Monbiot( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in Dutch and held by 15 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 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Heat : how to stop the planet from burning
Alternative Names
George Monbiot britischer Journalist, Autor, Akademiker, Umweltschützer, politischer Aktivist

George Monbiot Brits journalist

George Monbiot giornalista e accademico britannico

George Monbiot universitaire et journaliste britannique, également militant écologiste et politique

Монбио, Джордж

몬비오, 조지

몬비오, 죠지

죠지 몬비오 (George Monbiot)

ジョージ・モンビオット

乔治·蒙博

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The age of consent : a manifesto for a new world orderHeat : how to stop the planet burningCaptive state : the corporate takeover of BritainManifesto for a new world orderAmazon watershed : the new environmental investigationBring on the apocalypse : six arguments for global justiceBring on the Apocalypse : essays on self-destructionHeat : how to stop the planet from burning