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The Winning of the Carbon War review æ eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ “A brilliant page turner alternately daringly funny coldly sobering starkly terrifying – poetic personal beautiful and intensely urgent Josh Fox Emmy winning film director “Great fun to read; kind tough and often very funny” Lord Nicholas Stern London SAnd installing solar in a dozen countries on four continents He is also founder and chairman of SolarAid an African solar lighting charity set up with five percent of Solarcentury’s annual profit’s itself parent to a non profit social venture SunnyMoney that has sold almost two million solar lights in Africa An Entrepreneur of the Year at the New Energy Awards he has been described by the Observer as 'Britain’s most respected green energy boss' He was the first Hillary Laureate for International Leadership in Climate Change a CNN Principal Voice has won a Gothenburg Prize and was the first non Dutch winner of a Royal Dutch Honorary Sustainability Award He lectures on short courses in business and society at the universities of Cambridge and St Gallen and is an Associate Fellow at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institu. Great book packed with information that you wouldn't otherwise know as the writer has some interesting connections from people on the renewable side and fossil fuel companiesuite optimistic yet realisticHe speaks very technically but it's written in diary form so it's easy to read and doesn't get boringWorth a read

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Y Leggett fought for the light side for a uarter of a century as it lost battle after battle Then in 2013 the tide began to turn By 2015 it was clear that the war could be won Leggett’s front line chronicle tells one person’s story of those turnaround years culminating in dramatic scenes at the Paris climate summit and what they can mean for the world In this updated edition an extra chapter summarises the events of 2016 and 2017 as they appear from the vantage point of another climate summit in Paris on the second anniversary of the original ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jeremy Leggett is an award winning social entrepreneur and critically acclaimed author whose books include The Carbon War Half Gone and The Energy of Nations He is founder and a director of Solarcentury the UK's fastest growing renewable energy company since 2000 now developing. Inspiring and visionary but could benefit from up to date analisys as the sector dynamics are changing all the timeThe gist of the thesis is that technology is driving a reduction of cost in renewable energy particularly solat that will displace the carbon economyThe reality is likely complex but this is a very useful resource

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The Winning of the Carbon War“A brilliant page turner alternately daringly funny coldly sobering starkly terrifying – poetic personal beautiful and intensely urgent Josh Fox Emmy winning film director “Great fun to read; kind tough and often very funny” Lord Nicholas Stern London School of Economics “We can rely on Jeremy Leggett to provide an interesting and insightful perspective” Richard Branson Virgin Group “A vital message that deserves as wide an audience as possible” Mark Lewis Barclays “Entertaining informative and almost impossible to put down” Nicci Talbot Huffington Post Humanity is in a race a kind of civil war On the light side the believers in a sustainable future based on clean energy fight to save us from climate change The dark side defends the continuing use of fossil fuels often careless of the impact it has on the world Jerem. Excellent detailed background to the run up of the Paris climate agreement Despite the massive amount of flying that he is obviously done Leggett has been and unstinting campaigner for clean energy The book Focuses mostly on solar and there isn't much mention of wind or other sources of clean energy What you doing here is the background and to to the oil companies dirty tactics despite their knowledge for three decades of the damage that they're doing to the planet and humanity JL admits that he is a petty capitalist but towards the end of the book very much comes in supporting Corbyn's proposals following the Conservatives betrayal of clean energy and lack of any genuine policies for sustainability