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Foreword

Last summer, 2018, was horrendous with heatwaves and associated deaths affecting nearly every corner of the globe.  There is no doubt, in thinking minds, that climate change is well and truly upon us and that the time to act is NOW!  We can no longer afford to "wait" until we take action.  Time for delay is well and truly over.

We all write about issues from our own particular world view point.  It is near impossible not to so the subject of climate change is no different.  I should, therefore, summarise my background and the setting that frames this book.

As a teenager in the 1980s, I had a very religious upbringing in The Worldwide Church of God, which proved instructive in many ways.  As a consequence, a belief in God and The Holy Bible influenced my secondary school studies.  I worked hard and, with the exception of Chemistry and Art, gained A grades in all G.C.S.E. subjects and, subsequently, in A-Level German, Economics and Mathematics although Further Mathematics was…

Preamble

CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS - BY 2030 NOT 2050!
To: My nieces and nephews, Lydia-Jo, Edie, Lizzie, Jake, Sam, Harry and Hollie
THANKS & PREAMBLE
I would like to thank Professor Douglas Crawford-Brown, Caroline Kaufmann, Dr. Kay Ullmann, Brian McDonnell, Manish Agarwal, Benjamin Warr, Gillian Cramm and Peter Goldmark for their contributions to a solutions-focused book.

The material it contains has been the product of over a decade worth of thinking and studying the subject from every conceivable angle, and has taken me on a personal journey through business and academia, from conviviality to solitude and back again - during which I have also read and studied over 100 books on the subject.  I hope this book (here on this blog), freely given, serves as a useful reference to for those interested in the most pressing issue of our age.  Please feel free to comment.

Over the course of the next 11 months, I will release a new chapter of the book on the 1st of each month, starting this May 2…