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climate wars: the fight for survival as the world overheats by gwynne dyer

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  • Climate Wars

    The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    An essential, terryfying, and insightful analysis of a world plunging into crisis arrives in mass market paperbackDwindling resources. Massive population shifts. Natural disasters. Any of the expected consequences of climate change could - as Gwyne Dyer argues - tip the world towards chaos and conflict. Bold, unflinching, and based on extensive research, Climate Wars is an essential guide to the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Crawling from the Wreckage

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Gwynne Dyer is cheering up. Sure, the past decade has had more than its share of stupid wars, obsessions about terrorism, denial about climate change, rapacious turbo-capitalism, and lies, lies, lies. But signs of progress actually do abound. While the world is far from perfect as we embark on a fresh decade, Dyer believes that the "sense of sliding out of control towards ten different kinds of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Shortest History of War

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    READ IN A DAY. REMEMBER FOR A LIFETIME.In this timely addition to the bestselling Shortest History series, acclaimed writer and military expert Gwynne Dyer tells the story of war from its prehistoric -- perhaps pre-human -- origins to the present age of algorithms and atomic weapons. With the clarity and insight that have won his columns millions of readers around the world, Dyer chronicles ... Read more

    $10.59 USD

  • Growing Pains

    the future of democracy (and work)

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    We are now living in a world where Brexit and Trump are daily realities. But how did this come about? And what does it mean for the future?Populism and ultra-nationalism brought about the rise of Hitler and Mussolini in the 1930s. Now, as Trump sits in the White House, Britain negotiates its way out of the EU, and countries across Europe see substantial gains in support for the extreme Right, ... Read more

    $24.59 USD

  • Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do.The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or Torontonians in 1814 would have taken a different view.) From 1914 to 1918, after a century of peace, Canadians were ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • After Iraq

    Anarchy and Renewal in the Middle East

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    "The Iraqi state that was formed in the aftermath of the First World War has come to an end. Its successor state is struggling to be born in an environment of crises and chaos."*---*Ali Allawi, Iraq's former Minister of DefenseAllawi is not exaggerating. The disastrous American invasion of Iraq that has led to the destruction of the Iraqi state and the subsequent defeat of U.S. military power has ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • With Every Mistake

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    This essential collection contains the best of Gwynne Dyer’s writing on the post–September 11 world.Since 1973, writer, historian and filmmaker Gwynne Dyer has written a widely syndicated newspaper column on international affairs, regularly published in 45 countries. With Every Mistake is not only a collection of the very best of Dyer’s recent work, but an examination of how, time and again, the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Don't Panic

    ISIS, Terror and Today's Middle East

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    It took a quarter-century of bad strategy, including more than a dozen years of Western air attacks and invasions in the Middle East, to bring the so-called "Islamic State" into existence. Can we somehow manage to avoid the well-trodden path of overreacting to the provocations of Islamist extremists?With the rise of ISIS, a new style of terrorism that publicly gloats over acts of extreme cruelty ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Aftermath I: The Fight for Survival

    In the aftermath of an asteroid that hits Earth in 1998, the story begins in the year 2006, following the adventures of members of the North American Air Defense Agency, Base One. Since all military resources must be turned to the task of providing aid and food to the survivors, the North American Air Defense Agency stands alone to guard against airborne terrorist attacks. While flying a ... Read more

    $7.31 USD

  • The Once and Future Silver Queen of the Rockies

    Georgetown, Colorado, and the Fight for Survival into the Twentieth Century

    series Mining the American West
    There are many studies of local communities during their heydays, but the life of a community in decline is rarely studied. The Once and Future Silver Queen of the Rockies delves into the life of Georgetown, Colorado, after the turn of the twentieth century as mining in Clear Creek County steadily declined and ultimately collapsed.One of the earliest mining communities in the state, Georgetown ... Read more

    $19.49 USD

  • For Richer, For Poorer

    Rangers: The Fight for Survival

    by Paul Smith ...
    The start of the 2011–12 season should have marked the dawn of a bold and brave era for Rangers Football Club, as new owner Craig Whyte accepted the keys to Ibrox from Sir David Murray. But football became a sideshow during Whyte’s first campaign as tax rows, court action and the plunge into administration hogged the headlines in one of the most dramatic seasons Rangers have ever seen.With unique ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Civilization - A Fight for Survival

    Life as It Should Be

    by Nitin Gupta ...
    The civilisation as we see today on our home planet Earth is a way that may lead to our devastation, humans getting perished not only due to its errors but may be due to natural disasters or alien attacks for which humans should keep them ready for any such eventuality rather than fighting between themselves for trivial things and remain united. The alien force comes down heavily on earth, humans ... Read more

    $3.15 USD