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A concise, fluent, and comprehensive handbook of key words and concepts related to one of the most crucial issues facing us today—the environment.
Les 100 mots de l’environnement identifies the 100 words most relevant in addressing the environmental challenges of the 21st century, in a book that will challenge readers to personally redefine their conversation about the future of the Earth:
Each definition offers new answers to key questions such as:
- How do we heat individuals without heating the planet?
- Is “disposable” the opposite of “durable,” or is it synonymous with “ephemeral”?
- Is it more difficult to recognize our own mistakes or to come together to correct them?
From 1986* (the year we started to consume more energy than the planet could produce) to the Kyoto Protocol,* from natural catastrophes* to urbanism,* Les 100 mots de l’environnement offers a clear, practical, and rational overview of today’s environmental issues.
*See definition in 100 mots de l’environnement.